TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Power has been restored to more than 3,000 Consumers Energy customers near Kalamazoo who lost power Friday morning.

According to the Consumers Energy outage map, there were 3,621 customers without power near the I-94 and US-131 in Kalamazoo County. By around noon, that number was down to about 1,700.

The outage was first reported shortly after 4 a.m. It was blamed on an equipment failure.

The utility company expected power would be restored to affected customers around 3 p.m.

As of 3:30 p.m., the Consumers interactive power map showed service was restored.