Power outage in Portage: some traffic lights out, as well
UPDATE: According the Consumers Energy outage map, power has been restored to the majority of the area.
PORTAGE, Mich. — Consumers Energy estimates power will be restore to more than 6,000 of its electrical customers by 1 a.m. Saturday.
That, after an equipment failure shut the lights off to homes and businesses along the I-94 corridor around 8:05 p.m. Friday, per the Consumers Outage Map.
Portage Department of Public Safety told FOX 17 at 11:20 p.m. Friday most of the traffic lights from Centre Avenue north to about I-94 were out.
“And there’s some along Oakland Drive that are out south of I-94, and some on Romence Road – and these are just the ones that have been reported to us, so far.”
Some of the outages may be restored before 1 a.m., according to Consumers Energy.
The specific cause of the equipment failure was not available.