Warming station open for thousands of Butler County residents without power

Over 2,000 homes in Butler County are without power tonight as temperatures are hovering below 20 degrees.

The City of Trenton along with Butler County Emergency Agency and the Red Cross have opened a warming station at the Trenton Police Department Municipal Building.

The station is located at 11 East State Street in Trenton.

Butler County officials urge residents to contact them at 513-785-5810 for more information.

FOX19 spoke with Duke Energy officials and they say that the cold temperatures and wind have been problematic for their equipment but they're working to fix the problems.

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