Power restored in Muskegon, Ottawa counties

NORTON SHORES, Mich. (WOOD) – Electricity has been restored to more than 2,500 Consumers Energy customers in West Michigan after being out for more than three hours Friday morning.

The power started going out around 3 a.m., viewers told 24 Hour News 8 via ReportIt.

The affected areas stretched from Norton Shores in Muskegon County to Spring Lake in Ottawa County, Muskegon County dispatchers told 24 Hour News 8.

A Consumers Energy spokesperson told 24 Hour News 8 the outages were caused when a wire fell near a substation due to the cold temperatures.

The service was restored around 6:45 a.m.


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