WEST MICHIGAN — Large swathes of West Michigan are without power Thursday night.
Much of Barry County – mostly concentrated around Hastings – is without power; the Consumers Energy outage map estimates nearly 7,000 customers as of 10 p.m. This outage happened around 9:15 p.m.
In Ottawa County, just over a 1,000 lost power near Zeeland after 7 p.m.
Consumers Energy says they’re investigating the causes of both outages. Barry County residents are looking at power restoration around midnight; Ottawa County sometime around 2 a.m. and will let customers know when they can expect to have power restored.
Barry County dispatch officials ask residents to not call 9-1-1 if they’re just reporting an outage. Consumers Energy can be called at 1-800-477-5050.