Hundreds without power in west Springfield after morning storms

A power outage was reported.
A power outage was reported.(AP GraphicsBank)
Published: Oct. 23, 2021 at 3:23 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Power outages are impacting hundreds of customers Saturday afternoon in west Springfield.

Springfield City Utilities says more than 650 customers are without power on the city’s west side. City Utilities says two pieces of equipment were damaged by lightning Saturday morning, leading to the outages.

It’s unknown what time power will be restored, but crews are working on repairs near the Brookline area.

City Utilities released the following statement via Twitter:

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