Collapsed utility pole causes thousands to lose power in Bath Township

Power has since been restored to the area.
Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 10:57 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Nearly 7,000 people lost power Thursday night in Bath Township.

The outage started just before 9:30 p.m. but power was restored as of early Friday morning.

According to a representative with Consumers Energy, the power outage was caused by a utility pole that had fallen.

Further details were not revealed at the time.

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Remember; If you see or suspect a downed power line, stay at least 25 feet away and keep children and pets away. If you see a downed power line, call 911 before contacting Consumers Energy at 800-477-5050 or the Lansing Board of Water and Light by calling 877-295-5001.

Always assume a wire is dangerous, even if it’s lying still.

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