Power out for 625 customers in Escanaba area

ESCANABA – About 625 customers were without power Monday afternoon in the Escanaba area, according to Integrys Energy Group. According to officials, the outage is a “single event” in the Escanaba area. At 4 p.m. Monday, officials estimated customers may be without power for several hours.

In all, 900 Integrys Energy Group customers in the U.P. were without power in what officials described as scattered power outages primarily in the Escanaba and Iron River area. The outages were blamed on high winds and soft ground.