TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Although power was restored to the
majority of customers in the area bounded by North - Queen Street E;
East - Sumach/Cherry; South - Front Street East and West - Sherbourne
Street as a result of the vault fire in downtown Toronto earlier this
afternoon, Toronto Hydro-Electric System ("Toronto Hydro") now reports
that power will have to be temporarily interrupted to some buildings.
These include: 109 Front Street, 151 King Street East and 165 Front
Street East. This interruption is required for the safety of our crews
to conduct work. Power to these buildings is expected to be restored at
approximately 10:00 p.m. Power restoration to customers at 33 Princess
Street will be delayed until approximately 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
About Toronto Hydro
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
705,000 customers located in the City of Toronto. It is the largest
municipal electricity distribution company in Canada and distributes
approximately 19% of the electricity consumed in Ontario.
The information in these materials is based on information currently
available to Toronto Hydro Corporation and its affiliates (together
hereinafter referred to as "Toronto Hydro"), and is provided for
information purposes only. Toronto Hydro does not warrant the accuracy,
reliability, completeness or timeliness of the information and
undertakes no obligation to revise or update these materials. Toronto
Hydro (including its directors, officers, employees, agents and
subcontractors) hereby waives any and all liability for damages of
whatever kind and nature which may occur or be suffered as a result of
the use of these materials or reliance on the information therein.
SOURCE Toronto Hydro Corporation
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