1400 East Grand Rapids Residents Lose Electric Power

1400 East Grand Rapids Residents Lose Electric Power

More than 1,400 Consumers Energy customers in the East Grand Rapids area woke up without power Tuesday, Sept. 5.

The outage was reported around 6:30 a.m.

Electrical equipment was damaged in the area, though it’s unclear what caused the outage to occur, according to Roger Morgenstern, a spokesperson for the energy provider.

Police were notified of the outage, but didn’t receive report of any crash involving a utility pole, according to Kent County Central Dispatch.

A Consumers Energy crew has been dispatched to the affected area, and Morgenstern estimated that power would be restored to the area by 9 a.m.

For updates, check out Consumers Energy’s online outage map.

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