DTE Energy Southeastern Michigan Power Outage Tracker – July 26, 2021

DETROIT – Storms rolled through southeast Michigan on Saturday night, triggering multiple tornado warnings.

From 6:54 a.m. on Monday July 26, more than 72,200 DTE Energy customers were without power.

More than 500 crews were working to restore power to customers early Monday morning.

You can check the DTE failure map here.

Report a DTE failure here. Report a breakdown at Consumers Energy here.

Safety tips during a storm

  • Stay at least 20 feet away from downed power lines and anything they come into contact with, including puddles and fences. Also keep children and pets away.

  • Be extremely careful near metal fences, which conduct electricity, following a violent storm. Electric current will be strongest where a downed power line touches a metal fence. Even a connecting fence located at multiple backyards can be live and dangerous.

  • Never cross the yellow barrier tape. It can be around downed power lines.

  • Never drive over downed power lines. If a power line falls on your vehicle, stay inside your car until help arrives.

  • A live power line can spark and spin in circles as it searches for ground. A ground is the earth or something that touches the earth, such as a fence or a tree. A live wire that has found its ground may remain silent, but it is still dangerous. Report a downed power line, on the DTE Energy mobile app, or call us immediately at 800.477.4747.
  • Cables or telephone lines can be energized if they come into contact with power lines. Contact with a live power line can be fatal.

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