Update: power outage
Toronto Hydro reports update to power outage in City of Toronto
TORONTO, July 5 /CNW/ - As of approximately 8 p.m., Toronto Hydro is reporting that most areas affected by a large-scale power outage have been restored.
Boundaries remaining without power are as follows:
NORTH YORK West - Leslie East - Victoria Park North - McNicoll South - Van Horne ETOBICOKE Area 1 North - Burnhamthorpe South - Bloor Street West Along East Mall Area 2 North - Finch Avenue South - Rexdale Blvd Along Highway 27
At this time, approximately 1,300 customers remain without power, down from 48,000.
Toronto Hydro will provide more updates as restoration information becomes available.
ABOUT TORONTO HYDRO-ELECTRIC SYSTEM
Toronto Hydro Corporation is a holding company, which wholly-owns two principal subsidiaries:
- Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited - which distributes electricity and engages in Conservation and Demand Management ("CDM") activities; and - Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. - which provides street lighting services.
The principal business of the Corporation and its subsidiaries is the distribution of electricity by Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited. Toronto Hydro-Electric System owns and operates an electricity distribution system, which delivers electricity to approximately 690,000 customers located in the City of Toronto. It is the largest municipal electricity distribution company in Canada and distributes approximately 18% of the electricity consumed in Ontario.For further information: Toronto Hydro Media Stand By, (416) 903-6845; Tanya Bruckmueller 416.903.0440