Power restored after morning outage in Esky

ESCANABA – A power outage occurred in a portion of Escanaba due to equipment failure this morning, according to the city electric department.

Power went out about 6:30 a.m., prompting school officials to cancel classes at Escanaba Area Public Schools and Holy Name School. Power was later restored at around 8:15 a.m.

The outage was due to problems with power equipment at the west-side substation, stated a representative from the electric department this morning.

No other information was available prior to press time.