Ice storms have caused hundreds of thousands of people throughout Michigan to lose power.
DTE is investigating how a teen was shocked and critically injured by a live wire Monday outside Burns Elementary School.
The storm trapped Chad Nielson of Orion Township inside his home for about half the day …
A truck took down a power pole on northbound Gratiot Avenue at 23 Mile — knocking out power to the surrounding area.
Crews have been working around the clock to restore power, but continuing high winds could slow the efforts.
A DTE Energy spokesperson tells WWJ that the fire happened around 8 p.m. at the Garfield substation, and roughly 3,000 customers have been affected.
Clean-up and repairs continues in Southeast Michigan following Friday’s fast-moving storms.
Linemen from three states were assisting DTE in making necessary repairs.
DTE says smart meters are safe but residents involved in the program can opt out by paying a $67 fee, plus a $10 monthly charge.
It’s time to prepare to beat the summer heat and now there are ways to save on those electric bills for air conditioning.