Detroit Hit By Massive Power Outage, Interrupting Courts, Schools And More

Detroit has been hit by a power outage that has caused delays at schools, courts and fire houses.

The Detroit Free Press reported Tuesday morning that the murder trial of Bob Bashara was delayed after the lights flickered and went out. Everyone involved is evacuating using stairs.

The Detroit Fire Department says some of their stations are running on generators and are still able to take 9-1-1 calls through landline or radio.

Per the paper, the outages were reported shortly after 10:30 Tuesday morning. Many non-public buildings are not affected.

There is no word as to what caused the outage.