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Michigan utilities focus on grid reliability and resilience to reduce prolonged outages – Macomb Daily
‘It just hit my house right in the middle’: Massive tree damages home in Sterling Heights facebook twitter instagram snapchat rss
Local 4 has seen extensive damage across Metro Detroit, and Tuesday night, one Macomb County family will have to make repairs to their new home.
Here’s where DTE Energy will be handing out water, ice to Metro Detroiters until 7 p.m. Wednesday facebook twitter instagram snapchat rss
DTE Energy’s community vans will be handing out water and ice to Metro Detroiters until 7 p.m. Wednesday.
DTE power outages map shows affected Michigan localities and the number of residents who are facing a blackout.
A 14-year-old girl died in Monroe Monday after coming in contact with a live power line. Dozens of schools, without power, cancel classes.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.