Power restored to over 1,400 in East Grand Rapids area

A screen capture from the Consumers Energy outage map shows the area affected by a July 21, 2017 outages. (Consumers Energy)

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Consumers Energy crews have restored power to more than 1,400 homes and businesses in the East Grand Rapids area.

The outage was reported around 12:05 p.m. Friday and included portions of Lake Drive SE, East Beltline Avenue SE and Burton Street SE, according to the company’s outage map.

Brian Wheeler with Consumers Energy said it appeared a tree or branch fell onto an area power line, causing the outage.