PLYMOUTH, Mich. – A DTE substation in Plymouth caught fire Wednesday night, firefighters confirmed. The substation is near Farmer and Theodore streets.
There were no injuries reported in the fire.
DTE expects to have 40 to 50% of customers restored by late morning.
The cause of the fire has not been determined, but neighbors said they heard an explosion.
"I heard a big boom, and then just started seeing rolling smoke coming up over the horizon," Tyler Horning said. "We walked down by the fire and it just kept getting bigger and bigger and bigger."
DTE Energy said it's unclear how many customers have lost power. The rest could come back later in the day.
Members of the fire and police departments are on scene.
Thousands of DTE Energy customers lost power after after the fire broke out.
You can see viewer videos of the fire below.
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