Dec 24, 2013
TORONTO, Dec. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Hydro One crews continue to work to restore power to as many customers as possible today, but some customers will be without power overnight. Currently there are still over 39,000 affected customers.
Some of the major areas affected are listed below:
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Estimated times of restoration range from December 24 to December 26 for the final customers restored.
Crews will work through the holidays to ensure that all customers are restored. We thank customers for their patience and want to remind everyone to stay safe by following the safety tips below.
To report a power outage:
Call 1-800-434-1235 to report a power outage, fallen tree hazard or emergency (24 hours).
To check the status of a power outage in your area check the Hydro One Storm Centre at www.hydroone.com or download the Hydro One app.
What to do in a power outage:
If the power system in your area is affected by bad weather, be sure to stay clear of any fallen power lines. If you spot a fallen line, keep at least 10 metres back, even if it does not appear to be live. Report it to the police and call Hydro One at 1-800-434-1235. Safety is at the core of everything Hydro One employees do. Not only are our crews trained in First Aid, every Hydro One vehicle is equipped with a First Aid kit.
The Office of the Fire Marshal offers the following safety tips:
Hydro One delivers electricity safely, reliably and responsibly to homes and businesses across the province of Ontario and owns and operates Ontario's 29,000 km high-voltage transmission network that delivers electricity to large industrial customers and municipal utilities, and a 123,000 km low-voltage distribution system that serves about 1.3 million end-use customers and smaller municipal utilities in the province. Hydro One is wholly owned by the Province of Ontario.
SOURCE Hydro One Inc.
For further information:
contact Hydro One Media Relations 24 hours a day at 1-877-506-7584 (toll-free in Ontario only) or 416-345-6868. Our website is www.HydroOne.com.