Power Restored to More Than 1,100 Customers in Effingham, Shumway & Beecher City


Published on October 2 2013 2:38 pm
Last Updated on October 2 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Wayne Moran

Power was out to 1,157 customers in parts of Effingham, as well as Shumway and Beecher City Wednesday afternoon.

At about 1:30pm, power went off to Effingham's north side, including Keller Drive and points between Effingham, Shumway and Beecher City.

Reports indicate a transformer at the Ameren substation on Effingham's north side failed, causing the outage.

Power was restored at about 3:30pm.