Power Outage Impacts Public Safety Departments 4-05-2011 - WNEM TV 5

Power Outage Impacts Public Safety Departments 4-05-2011

Systems within the Flint Police Department and Fire Station No. 1 were temporarily incapacitated by a power outage Tuesday morning, Flint police said.
In all, about 340 in Consumer Energy customers were left without power after windy conditions swept through the area overnight.
Police notified TV5 of the power outage just before 5 a.m.; however the phone systems at both departments were not affected.
Authorities said the problem was traced back to the Aldridge substation.
Traffic lights were also down in some downtown areas.
Power was restored just before 7 a.m.
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