4 pm Outage Restoration Update
December 27, 2016 – Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op (PIE&G) crews have now restored power to 6,303 services affected by powerful winds that swept through northern Michigan last night. There are approximately 604 services that remain without power at this time, with 242 of these outages located on Bois Blanc Island in Cheboygan County. The power outages occurred throughout PIE&G’s service area. All available crews, outside contractors and office personnel worked all night and will continue their restoration efforts again tonight. Current outage information by county is available by viewing PIE&G’s outage map online at pieg.com.
PIE&G members should contact PIE&G immediately at (800) 423-6634 to report their power outage or any downed power lines. Residents are cautioned to stay at least 25 feet away from any downed wires and to report them immediately to PIE&G or a local law enforcement agency.