Power Outage Affects Almost Half Of Bond County

Almost half of all Ameren customers in Bond County were without power for a time Wednesday afternoon. Just before 3 p.m., power was lost for over 2,600 people in Bond County, as well as a few hundred in Madison County and a few dozen in Clinton County.

An Ameren spokesperson told WGEL the outage was due to a faulty breaker at a sub-transmission substation. Ameren reported power had been restored to all customers at 3:50 p.m.