From Laclede Electric Cooperative:
A bird got into a piece of equipment in the Brushcreek substation causing a fire.
There is pretty extensive damage to some of the equipment.
The outage is affecting 1,400 members around Lebanon.
Crews are working on options of transferring some of the load to other feeders in hopes of restoring power to at some of these locations.
As of 2:53PM, all power appears to have been restored according to the online cooperative’s outage map.