DTE substation fire knocks out power to 3,000 in Dearborn

Published On: Nov 29 2012 11:00:04 AM EST
Updated On: Nov 29 2012 07:42:53 PM EST

The utility company says it is bringing in generators to help restore power but didn't give a time line on when everything would be back.

DEARBORN, Mich. -

DTE Energy says 3,00 customers remain without power after a fire Thursday at a substation in Dearborn.

The utility company says it is bringing in generators to help restore power but didn't give a time line on when everything would be back.

The substation is on Michigan Avenue near Howard Street.

Sky 4 over the scene shows a burned van, which might have been responsible for the fire.

Dearborn burned DTE car

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire.

DTE Dearborn fire

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