More Than 7,000 Empire Electric Customers Without Power

Empire District Electric Company reported power outages in Republic. 

The company says that 7,370 customers are affected. 

Crews are currently working in the area to get power restored. The estimated wait could be 30-60 minutes depending upon location. 

There was also reports of outages in Aurora, Battlefield, Clever, Billings, Crane, Willard and Marionville.

The cause is a substation equipment malfunction. 

 

 
 
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