Blown transformer causes Holland power outage

Holland, power outage
A map from the Holland Board of Public Works shows a power outage in Holland and Holland Township. (Sept. 24, 2017)

HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — About 2,000 people in the Holland area lost power for hours Sunday evening after a transformer blew.

The Holland Board of Public Works outage map shows the outage in the city and Holland Township happened around 6:15 p.m. Power came back shortly before 10 p.m.

The Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority posted on Facebook that a blown transformer in the area of Pine Avenue and 18th Street was to blame.