UPDATE: Power has been restored to the area
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.