Bird blamed for disrupting power to 1,500 in Muskegon

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MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — More than 1,500 Consumers Energy customers in Muskegon lost power Friday.

Consumers spokesperson Roger Morgenstern told News 8 that a bird flew into a substation, knocking out power to around 1,537 customers.

The outage was first reported around 8:30 a.m. Friday. Service was restored in the afternoon.

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