Power restored to Joe Wheeler EMC customers in Trinity

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TRINITY, Ala. – A power outage affected several Joe Wheeler EMC customers in the Trinity area Tuesday morning.

Just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, the cooperative said in a Facebook post 811 customers had no power.

The cause was reportedly a transformer on fire along Old Highway 24 near West Morgan Elementary School.

At 6:55 a.m., the cooperative posted an update saying power should be restored.