Ameren Continues To Work To Restore Power In Hazelwood

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HAZELWOOD, MO (KPLR)-- The storm knocked out power for some 42,000 electric customers served by Ameren Missouri Wednesday night.

The utility brought in crews from Illinois and out state Missouri to tackle the hundreds of downed lines and damaged utility poles.  About one thousand linemen and other staff were working today.

As of 3pm just under 15,000 households and businesses remained without power.