Power restored after equipment failure causes outage in Saginaw - WNEM TV 5

Power restored after equipment failure causes outage in Saginaw County

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SAGINAW COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

Thousands of customers who were left in the dark Tuesday morning after an equipment failure have their power back. 

Consumers Energy reported 7,928 customers without power in the Saginaw County area just after 9:30 a.m. A spokesperson with Consumers told TV5 the outage came from the Niagara Transmission Line which feeds five substations in the Saginaw area. 

Officials said a splice where two power lines connected failed, causing the outage. 

Power was restored shortly after 1 p.m.

To see the outage map, click here

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