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Around 6700 homes without power in Kalamazoo County

Posted at 8:56 PM, Feb 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-09 00:05:14-05
Screenshot of Consumers Energy Outage Map, taken around 8:30 PM 2/8/2016.

Screenshot of Consumers Energy Outage Map, taken around 8:30 PM 2/8/2016.

UPDATE (11:15 PM): KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — The Consumers Energy outage map says that there are no more widespread power outages in the Kalamazoo County area.

ORIGINAL: KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — Consumers Energy says they are working to restore power to nearly 6700 homes in Kalamazoo County.

Officials with the energy company say that a piece of equipment malfunctioned at one of their substations in the area a little after 6 PM Monday evening. Crews are working to get the part fixed and are estimating that power will be restored by 11:00 PM.

Stay tuned for updates as they come.