Michigan governor declares the emergency situation in Grand Rapids


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer There is a confirmed state of emergency in Grand Rapids, which qualifies for the city for extra help as it copies with power incidents and cleanses up from storms.

Whitmer said that the Grand Rapids additional resource declaration has already been received from state agencies, as a state police emergency management department. Reduce ice and fierce wind last week in western Michigan power lines and limbs.

Consumer Energy online map of 22,500 customers in the region showed no electricity on Sunday morning, down from the peak last week of 231,000. A team from eight states is working to restore power.

In Portland, a bridge over the Grand River, 35 miles north of Lansing, has been reopened. The river is accompanied by ice.

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