NEW BALTIMORE (WWJ) – Some are without power in Macomb and Oakland counties with a major power outage currently taking place.
There is currently equipment problems that are causing power outages for about 7,000 people in Macomb and Oakland counties. There was as many as 10,000 without power earlier in the day.
About 1,300 outages are reported near Wayne Road and Cherry Hill in Westland. About 3,000 outages are reported near New Baltimore in Macomb County. Other outages are reported near 17 Mile and Dequindre and 15 Mile and Ryan in Sterling Heights.
DTE crews are working on the problems. Preliminary information shows power should be back on later tonight.
The outages occurred earlier in the day with DTE originally stating power would be restored around 3 p.m. today.
Click here to see DTE’s power outage map.