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365 customers without electrical service in Cassopolis are restored

Posted: 11:27 AM, Sep 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-28 15:30:50-04

UPDATE: At 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Midwest Energy & Communications reported that the outages from last night’s storms have been resolved. The storm resulted in a few broken poles and downed power lines. Crews worked through the night and into the afternoon on Saturday to restore power.

Customers who need to report any further outages can do so by calling 800-492-5989 or by visiting Outage Central on MEC’s website.

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CASSOPOLIS, Mich. — A total of 365 Midwest Energy & Communications customers remained without power in this Cass County community at midday Saturday.

MEC communications specialist Amy Pales said 326 of those customers are connected to one outage caused by a broken utility pole in the Jones and Three Rivers area.

Crews will continue to work throughout the day to restore power.

View the outage map and the full list of impacted areas at https://www.teammidwest.com/electric/outage-central/

According to Midwest Energy & Communications, the company “creates vibrant, relevant, sustainable rural communities by providing first-in-class electric distribution, propane, and fiber internet solutions to more than 40,000 customers in 15 counties across southern Michigan and northern Indiana and Ohio.”