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power outages Consumers EMMETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two transformers went out Thursday night leaving roughly 5,800 people without power in Battle Creek’s Emmett Township Friday night.

According to police, the outages occurred just before 9 p.m.  They estimate that service will be fully restored by 4 a.m. Friday and that as many as half of the affected area will have power by 10:48 p.m. Thursday.

The cause of the transformer failure is not yet known.

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  • Howard Dailey

    For only 2 transformers going out it made 6 big explosions.Everyone on Golden Ave. living west of 6 1/2 mile road came running out of there house to see what happened.Emmett Fire was called to the scene about 1 1/2 hours earlier because the wires on the pole in the parking lot of Cereal city recycling were glowing red.Then after about 1 1/2 hours i could hear six explosions and it lit the sky by my house on Golden Ave. . The explosions were so loud they shook our house.Thought for sure CCR was going to catch on fire again.