Close to 2,000 Consumers Energy customers are without power in the City of Flint.
The power outage has some street lights in the city dark and businesses closed.
Consumers Energy tells NBC25 that the Harriet Substation on the north end of Flint had a failure and had a small fire at about 1 this afternoon.
Nearby crews responded to make repairs.
Consumers Energy is estimating that power will be restored for all customers by 5:15 this evening.