Power outage reported Sunday

Monday, October 16, 2006

SCOTT CITY - Nearly 2,000 AmerenUE customers in the Scott City area were without power at one point Sunday night, according to a utility spokesperson.

The Scott City Police Department reported the power outage occurred at 5:46 p.m. They reported regaining power at 9:11 p.m.

Information provided by AmerenUE showed that 1,991 customers were affected by the outage.

The utility company was not able to provide any information as to the cause, but the Scott City Police Department indicated a squirrel was to blame.

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