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UPDATE: Electric Back On In Aurora, Ohio Co.

Posted On June 19, 2017

By Mike Perleberg

Update published at 12:08 p.m.:

Electric service was restored for the affected Southeastern Indiana REMC customers by 11:00 a.m.

 

Update published at 9:45 a.m.:

Southeastern Indiana REMC spokesman Barry Lauber says the utility co-op plans for service in Ohio County and Aurora to be restored soon.

About 800 customers in the area lost service at around 6:00 a.m. when a large tree fell onto a three-phase power line in the area of Hueseman and Laughery Creek roads. Lauber said saturated soil caused the tree to topple into the lines.

SEI REMC crews have been busy making the necessary repairs since 7:00 a.m.

 

Original story published at 6:25 a.m.:

(Aurora, Ind.) – Southeastern Indiana REMC crews are attempting to restore some power outages Monday.

More than 800 customers are waking up without electric service, most of them in Ohio County and Aurora.

There is no word on a cause of the outage, or when service may be restored.