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Power restored in St. Joseph

ST. JOSEPH, Mi. - More than 1,700 people were without power in downtown St. Joseph, Michigan Tuesday.

Officials say a tree fell on a power pole and snapped it around midnight near Kiwanis Park.

The pole ended up in a ditch or ravine, and crews had to get special equipment to get it out.

All of main street in downtown St. Joseph was without power.

The outage extended from the river all the way to Wisconsin Street.

Officials have not said what caused the tree to fall. 

Trinity Lutheran School on Court Street was on a 2-hour delay because of the outage.

According to officials, the pole was in a swampy area that was difficult to access. 

All power was restored by 3:30 p.m.

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