Loud noise heard in Northern Macomb County was utility fire, officials say

Fire spotted in Armada Township. Photo: Phil Kent

ARMADA TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A loud noise heard in Macomb County this morning, which some residents thought was an explosion, was a utility fire.

Consumers Energy said a piece of equipment caught fire at a plant Armada Township Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported.

Gas flow to the plant was shut off, but no customers are without gas, according to Consumers.

Consumers said there was a "loud noise," but said there was no explosion.

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