Trees and power lines down in Emmett Township, outage reported

Posted at 4:47 PM, May 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-25 16:47:10-04

EMMETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Officers with the Emmett Township Department of Public Safety are warning residents to stay clear of downed trees and power lines in the area of Franklin School.

Officers say residents have alerted authorities to the issue via their Facebook page.

emmett township power outageAccording to the Consumers Energy outage map, there are nearly 1,000 people without power in the area where these downed lines and trees are being reported.

It’s unclear whether these downed trees and lines are the source of the outage.

Power is expected to be restored by 6:00 p.m.