Power restored to 7,700+ Consumers Energy costumers in Grand Rapids

Posted at 2:38 PM, Jul 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-20 18:48:26-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Approximately 7,771 Consumers Energy customers were without power in Grand Rapids Monday, according to the company's website.

The outages covered a large area of the city from just north of I-196 near  Trowbridge Street almost all the way to 28th Street.

Consumers Energy told us that "an animal breached a substation."

Officially said power was restored around 6:10 p.m. on Monday.