Blown Transformer Blamed For Overnight Power Outage
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo (WPSD) - 447 Ameren Missouri customers in Cape Girardeau County lost power around 2:15 Friday morning. Cape Girardeau Police tell WPSD a transformer blew in the northwest part of Cape Girardeau, near the Kingsway Drive and Hawthorne Road area.
The police department says Ameren Missouri is working to restore power. It should be restored before 5 a.m.
Around 3:45 a.m., the temperature in Cape Girardea was 7 degrees.