LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Coleman A. Young II (D−Detroit) has issued the following statement encouraging Detroit residents to seek shelter at 24-hour warming centers, and praising DTE’s efforts to restore power:
“As the temperature continues to drop, I am grateful to leaders from the City of Detroit and the American Red Cross, who have partnered to open warming centers across the city. Hundreds of thousands of residents are still without power statewide, and I’d like to encourage all Detroit residents to seek shelter at the closest warming center.
“As Detroiters, we know how to get things done, and I appreciate the hard work and dedication of DTE Energy employees who are swiftly responding to help our community and restore power to our residents.”
The City of Detroit and the American Red Cross have opened 24-hour warming centers at four locations across Detroit for residents without power:
- Crowell Community Center, located at 16630 Lahser, south of 6 Mile Road
- Coleman A. Young Recreation Center, located at 2751 Bradby Drive, North of E. Lafayette
- Farwell Recreation Center, located at 2711 E. Outer Drive, east of Ryan Road
- Patton Recreation Center, located at 2301 Woodmere, north of west Vernor Highway
For more information on warming centers, visit Detroitmi.gov or call 313-246-WARM.