It was a long evening in the muggy conditions for Litchfield residents impacted by an Ameren power outage last night. Nearly 1200 customers were impacted by the outage that began In the late afternoon. About 500 were back on by 5:40 pm. Roughly 250 were back on around 1:;30 pm as Ameren crews rerouted power to the impacted residents. . The last customers were expected to see power restored by 2 a.m. The Issue appears to be a fault on the power lines.