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.
The “Eye on the Future” team of CBS 62 Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain and CBS 62 Chief Videographer Paul Pytlowany travel the state to show viewers what is taking place in Detroit, Grand Rapids and Marquette to close the talent gap in the workforce.
Protesters met outside the Royal Oak Post Office for the march, to kick-off a two-part event called “Fukushima — the Continuing Disaster.”
Environmental and anti-nuclear groups say an environmental impact statement for the new plant lacks specifics on how DTE will protect the snake.
Budget problems forced the city of Highland Park to lose two-thirds of its street lights but some people refuse to be left in the dark.