Sunday, March 17, 2013
By 11:35 a.m. Sunday, WE Energies reported that the last group of customers was back on line after an outage Saturday left over 2,200 residents without power, some for well over 12 hours.
**Updated 12 p.m. The last group of customers without power finally got to turn the lights - and the heat - back on around 11:30 Sunday morning. WE Energies spokesperson Brian Manthey confirmed in an email to Patch that the final 24 homes had their power restored after crews had to work to repair some fuses that were damaged. "Everyone is back in service. The last two were restored a few minutes ago," he said in a message time stamped at 11:38 a.m. A group of about 24 residents were still without power Sunday morning after an outage on Saturday left over 2,200 homes in the dark. Manthey told Patch that all customers in the effected areas had their power restored by 5 a.m. Sunday. Crews checking for damaged meters wrapped up at 4 a.m. Then…
Saturday, March 16, 2013
At one point Saturday, 2,200 customers in Mount Pleasant and Caledonia were without power. By 6 p.m., power had been restored to more than half of them with another 650 homes back on line by 10 p.m.
*Updated at 10:25 p.m. Saturday By 10 p.m., WE Energies restored power to the majority of the 2,200 customers who lost power in Mount Pleasant and Caledonia Saturday afternoon. Utility spokesperson Brian Manthey confirmed for Patch that another 650 customers were brought back on line by 10 p.m. Of the remaining homes without power, he said he hoped those customers would have their power restored by midnight. "We know how very frustrating this is and we are working hard to get this done," he said. The issue for the last group is damaged meters. Crews are going door-to-door to check for damaged units, replacing them when appropriate. Most of the homes being checked are along Highway 31 north of Shirley Avenue, Manthey added. "We got started…
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Caledonia Police Chief Toby Schey said some downed trees have caused a power outage and well over 3,500 customers were without for two hours.
5:30 p.m.: We Energies Spokesperson Barry McNulty confirmed that all 3,500 customers have their power restored. Fantasy Football fans are rejoicing throughout the village. 4:45 p.m.: McNulty, a spokesman for We Energies, said a tree has fallen on two circuits at the St. Rita substation near Four Mile and North Green Bay Road. “We’re trying to bridge, or find different sources, for customers,” McNulty said. At this time, there’s no estimated time for the restoration to be complete. However, at 4:40 p.m. power was restored for about 2,100 We Energies customers. At about 3:30 p.m. over 3,500 customers near Four Mile Road west of Highway 31, and near Franksville had lost power. Keep checking back, we'll keep you posted on the power outage in …
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Clouds are swirling along the lake shore.
Have any photos from the Wind Storm? As a Patch user, you can upload them. A number of trees and power lines were down in an odd wind storm that happened about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30 in Wind Point and Caledonia. Work crews cleared a number of trees along Erie St., and Four Mile Road.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Power back on for most.
With winds gusting up to 35 and 45 MPH, tree branches took down power lines all over the area this morning. Over 1,500 We Energies Customers in Wind Point, Caledonia and northern Racine have been without power since 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 15. By noon one customer in Caledonia, six in Mt. Pleasant and 78 in Racine were still without power, said Barry McNulty, of We Energies. "I don't think a lot of people were anticipating the wind damage that happened," McNulty said. "There were a lot of hazards reported with downed and low hanging wires. But I think we've got a good handle on things now."
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Initially, 1,674 We Energies Customers were without power, but some still are without.
UPDATE: As of about 5 p.m., powere was restored for 1,000 customers. Crews believe a truck clipped the wire, which brought down a pole. Crews are still out there working to restore the power. Over 1,600 We Energies customers in Oak Creek and Caledonia are without power as of 2:30 p.m. today. A spokesperson with We Energies said they received a report of a wire and trees down near Elm Road and Highway 32. Crews are enroute to the scene to fix the problem.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Almost 15,000 customers had been without power.
UPDATE: Power has been restored to most customers at about 12:15 p.m. As Super Bowl preparations commenced, almost 15,000 We Energies customers lost power at about 10 a.m. this morning in the Caledonia, Franksville, Mt. Pleasant and west Racine area today. Customers north of Highway 20, into the Hoods Creek, Franksville, just south of Four Mile Road, just to the east of Northwestern Ave. were affected by outage. According to the We Energies website, the outage was caused by an equipment failure. At about 11:15 a.m., about half of those customers had their power restored. Some customers reported loosing power only briefly, but thousands have been without power for more than an hour. Check back with Caledonia.Patch.com for more updates. I'll…