UPDATE 10:49 am, 9/12/19 — SEIEC reports that power has been restored.
(WSIL) — Some residents in the Lake of Egypt and Creal Springs area are without power this morning.
Crews with SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative are working to fix a lightning arrester at the Creal Springs substation.
Approximately 1,200 customers are without power, including WSIL’s transmitter in Creal Springs.
While no estimated restoration time has been given, crews tell News 3 they hope to have the issue resolved within a couple hours.