About 600,000 homes and businesses across Michigan lost power after last weekend’s devastating ice storm.
“It underscores the inherent dangers that linemen face in restoration efforts in a storm like this,” Lansing’s Board of Water & Light spokesman Stephen Serkaian said.
The death toll in Michigan from last weekend’s ice storm has risen to at least seven, and tens of thousands are still without power.
About 225,000 power outages remain following a weekend ice storm that blacked out at least 488,000 homes and businesses across the state.
The People Mover and Joe Louis Arena Parking Garage and pedestrian tunnels will likely be closed tonight due to a power failure in downtown Detroit.
Ice storms have caused hundreds of thousands of people throughout Michigan to lose power.
A 14-year-old Detroit boy has died, one week after he was shocked by a live wire.
DTE is just about done patching up the 302,000 power outages caused by severe storms that blew through the area last Sunday.
Power has been restored to more than a quarter of a million homes and businesses that were impacted by Sunday’s severe storms.
Family members say Willadean Small had dementia and lived alone in the Galesburg house