UPDATE (5:25 A.M.): A spokesperson for Consumers Energy told FOX 17 News that power was restored to over 3,000 residents of the Rockford area at 3:05 A.M. Sunday.
A mobile electrical sub-station was used and there will be ongoing repairs to the permanent sub-station that was having equipment issues.
UPDATE (3:45 P.M.): Consumers Energy estimates that power will be restored closer to 6:30 A.M. Sunday morning.
A spokesperson told Fox 17 that they are bringing in a mobile electrical sub-station to the area.
ROCKFORD & BELMONT, Mich. — Over 3,000 residences in West Michigan are without power Saturday afternoon following issues with an electrical sub-station.
Consumers Energy tells Fox 17 that an equipment issue inside the sub-station near M-44 & Rogue has caused power to be out for about 3,414 customers. Crews were still assessing the situation as of 3:00 p.m. Saturday, but a spokesperson for the company said they expect power to be returned by 11:30 p.m. Saturday night.
You can check the progress of crews on-scene via Consumers Energy Outage Map.