Power line damage causes outage in Battle Creek

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — Nearly 3,000 Consumers Energy customers in the Battle Creek area were without power for several hours Wednesday.

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The outage was caused around 5 p.m. when a tree fell and damaged some power lines. It’s unknown why that tree went down.

By 10:30 p.m., power was back for everyone.

Dispatchers said traffic lights were out in the area of Michigan Avenue and Stringham Road and at the intersection of Capital Avenue and Morgan Road. Those are both busy intersections.

The outage did not affect 911 dispatch or emergency services, officials say.

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