3,400+ lose power in Comstock Park area

Posted at 11:38 AM, Oct 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-23 11:38:56-04

Photo from Consumers Energy Outage Map shows large outage in Comstock Park area

UPDATE: Power has been restored to the area

Original story:

ALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. —  Thousands of Consumers Energy customers in the Comstock Park area are without power Friday.

According to the Consumers Energy outage map, 3,456 customers are currently without power.  The outage area runs between Alpine Avenue east to U.S. 131 and between 7 Mile Road south to the area near I-96.

A Consumers spokesperson said they believe an animal that got into a substation caused the outage.

Power is expected to be restored by 12:45 p.m. Friday, the company said.