Power restored to thousands in Kzoo

More than 5,500 Consumers Energy customers are without power in Kalamazoo (Courtesy: Consumers Energy)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — More than 5,500 Consumers Energy customers in Kalamazoo were without power Saturday afternoon.

According to the Consumers Energy outage map, the outages were reported around 1:05 p.m. Saturday. The outage affected customers in the area of Westnedge Avenue and Portage Street, between Kilgore Road and Crosstown Parkway.

Consumers Energy says an issue with one of their large electrical lines caused the outage, but it is not known what caused the issue.

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Consumers Energy outage map