More than 67K customers still without power due to storms

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FENTON, MO (KTVI)- Ameren crews have been working overnight after storms knocked out power to more than 100,000 customers across Missouri and Illinois. One blown transformer was caught on camera.

A fireball shot into the sky from a power line near Minnesota and Pestalozzi in south St. Louis. Ameren Missouri says there was likely a short circuit on the line.

They had 600 workers on the job making repairs, and called in additional help from three other states.

As of 9:47 a.m., approximately 67,800 customers are are still without power.  Ameren says that it could take until Saturday for service to be restored to all customers.

For updates visit: ameren.com

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