Power restored in Grand Rapids after squirrel causes outage

(Courtesy Consumers Energy outage map)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Power has been restored to nearly 5,000 customers who were without power Thursday morning in Grand Rapids.

The outage happened around 9 a.m., according to the Consumers Energy outage map. As of 11:50 a.m., the outage area had been cleared from the company’s outage map.

The cause of the outage was a squirrel that got into a substation, Consumers Energy told 24 Hour News 8.

In the event of a Consumers Energy power outage, go to woodtv.com’s power outage page for estimated restoration times.

 

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