TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited
("Toronto Hydro") reports that power restoration to the building at 33
Princess Street has been further delayed until approximately 2:00 p.m.
this afternoon. The delay is caused by the need to replace an
underground transformer that was extensively damaged as a result of a
vault fire yesterday afternoon in downtown Toronto. A new transformer
was installed overnight and new power cables are now being connected.
With the exception of 33 Princess Street, power was restored in stages
yesterday to all customers in the area bounded by North - Queen Street
E; East - Sumach/Cherry; South - Front Street East and West -
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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