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UPDATE: All power restored to Indiana Michigan Power customers


UPDATE: All Indiana Michigan Power customers have power fully restored.

PREVIOUS: All Indiana Michigan Power customers in Indiana have power restored according to their outage map.

The outages were due to a squirrel causing a malfunction in a substation.

There are still 112 customers without power in Berrien County.

PREVIOUS: There are still 920 Indiana Michigan Power customers without power in Indiana due a malfunction at a substation.

I&M says the malfunction was due to a squirrel in the substation earlier this afternoon.

Elkhart County has the most outages with 757.

There are also 163 customers without power in St. Joseph County.

I&M's outage map also shows 100 customers without power in Berrien County. 

PREVIOUS: Indiana Michigan Power says a substation malfunction near the St. Joseph and Elkhart County line caused 4,322 customers to lose power.

I&M tweeted out that a squirrel going into the substation caused the malfunction.

There are currently crews on the scene trying to fix the problem.

I&M says they expect all power to be restored by 4 this afternoon.

  • St. Joseph County: 2,970 outages
  • Elkhart County: 1,248 outages
  • Laporte County: 104 outages

PREVIOUS: I&M now reporting over 4,000 outages throughout Michiana

According to their outage map, 4,334 customers are without power. 

In St. Joseph County their are 2,982 outages. Elkhart County originally only had 494 outages but was raised to 1,248. Laporte County still is showing only 104 outages.

For the latest outage updates check out: https://indianamichiganpower.com/outages/

PREVIOUS: More outages for Michiana.

After reporting this weekend that power was restored to all Indiana Michigan Power customers there are 2,809 customers without power currently in Indiana, according to I&M's outage map. 

Over 75 percent of the outages are in St. Joseph County, 2,211. The rest of the outages are in Elkhart, 494, and Laporte, 104, Counties.
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