MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — Power as been restored to a couple thousand Consumers Energy customers in the Muskegon area.
An outage northwest of Muskegon Lake affecting about 1,360 customers was reported shortly after 8 a.m., the Consumers Energy outage map showed. Served was restored around 12:30 p.m. The Consumers’ map listed the cause as an “equipment failure.” Muskegon Central Dispatch told News 8 that it got a report of a blown transformer.
An earlier outage affected about 1,200 customers in portions of Norton Shores, Muskegon and Muskegon Heights. It was reported around 11:30 p.m. Sunday and service was restored around 10:30 a.m. Monday. According to the outage map, the outage was caused by a car crashing into a utility pole.