1,600 lost power in Champaign County


Nearly 1,600 homes and businesses lost power in Champaign County this morning.

Dayton Power & Light is investigating the cause, but said crews found an open breaker at a substation.

Power went out around 6:30 a.m. and was restored to everyone shortly after 8 a.m., according to the company.

The outage affected Urbana, and caused the Walmart store there to close.


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