Power restored for residents of Champaign County

Power has been restored for residents of Champaign County, except for the Champaign County Fair Grounds, according to Rob Beeler, company spokesperson for DP&L.

The problem seems to stem from beyond the fairgrounds, and crews are isolated to restore powers.

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DP&L customers were without power for about two hours, with the first outage reported at 8:15 p.m.

UPDATE @ 9:35 p.m.:

The Champaign County Fair has closed early due to a power outage, according to a representative at the Champaign County Fair Grounds.

Roughly 1,600 customers are still without power, according to Champaign County dispatch.

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We are working to learn why.

FIRST REPORT:

Thousands of Dayton Power & Light customers are without power in Champaign County.

There are 1,397 customers without power, according to the DP&L online outage map.

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Most of the customers without service appear to be in Urbana.

The DP&L outage map also states power should be restored around 10 p.m.

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