The power is still off in parts of Detroit.
A power outage is affecting WSU, the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice and the People Mover in Detroit.
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.
About 50 million people lost power Aug. 14, 2003, including all of metro Detroit. Are you prepared if it happens again?
Thunderstorms that moved through the region Monday night might have been brief, but caused plenty of problems.
It’s going to be another busy weekend for DTE Energy crews. About 30,000 metro area customers are without power Sunday morning, following two waves of severe weather.
About 10,000 DTE Energy customers are without service Wednesday morning following heavy storms that rolled through the area overnight.
About 110,000 homes and businesses lost power during Thursday’s storms, and officials say it could be several days before everyone is back in service.
Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.
It’s a slow go in metro Detroit Thursday morning after heavy rain overnight caused flooding on area freeways and knocked out power to several homes and businesses.