Downed Power Lines

A DTE crew is seen on a property where a man was electrocuted by a downed power line. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Man Electrocuted By Downed Power Line In Warren

A 60-year-old man is dead after he was shocked by a downed power line near 8 Mile Road and Groesbeck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

Police on the scene where a teen was shocked by a downed power line. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Teen Dies After Touching Downed Power Line

A 14-year-old Detroit boy has died, one week after he was shocked by a live wire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2013

Police on the scene where a teen was shocked by a downed power line. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Teen Critical After Touching Downed Power Line

“When he touched it, he started shaking …. so I thought he was playing until I saw smoke coming off his hand.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

Hundreds Of Power Lines Down Across Metro Detroit

It was a busy night for firefighters across Southeast Michigan because of the gusty winds and severe weather.


(credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Telegraph Road A Mess After Gravel Truck Overturns

It was painstaking work cleaning up the sand and uprighting the gravel hauler that overturned in Southfield.


(WWJ Photo, File)

Consumers Offers Storm Tips, Online Outage Map

As Michigan observes Severe Weather Awareness Week, Consumers Energy is reminding customers of its new online outage map and what to do before, during and after summertime storms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

A utility worker prepares to dislodge a

Morning Storms Cause Flooding And Outages In Washtenaw Co.

It will be a day of cleaning up for many homeowners as gusty winds and heavy rain cause damage and power outages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2012

Guarding Downed Power Lines Will Now Be Billed To DTE

City Council Tuesday passed a cost recovery ordinance that Councilmen Ken Cockrel says is only fair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2012

WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey

Update: Power Restored In Troy, Rochester Road Remains Blocked

An overnight accident takes down some power lines on Rochester Road near Square Lake in Troy – shutting down the area for the morning commute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2011

A tree that came down in the storm lays across a road in Southfield. (Credit: WWJ's Beth Fisher)

Downed Power Lines & Power Outages After Storm Hits Metro Detroit

About 30,000 people are without power in Metro Detroit because of the storms that rolled through the area Monday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2011