Toronto Hydro-lert #5: Winds speeds are expected to increase through to the afternoon. Toronto Hydro Reports Approximately 3,500 Customers Without Power

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited (Toronto Hydro) is now reporting approximately 3,500 customers without power in various locations throughout the city.

  • Additional customer service representatives have been added to assist with 'power out' calls.  Calls are at 400 per cent over normal volumes.
  • Based on the current volume the average time for crews to arrive onsite is two hours. Construction crews have been reassigned from their regular work to respond to outages.
  • Current restoration time for all calls is six hours.

Toronto Hydro continues to ask the public to stay clear of all downed wires and to report them at 416.542.8000.

Customers can expect updates from Toronto Hydro via Twitter(@TorontoHydro), on torontohydro.com or by calling 416.542.8000.

For more information about power outages, and preparedness tips for residential and business customers, please visit torontohydro.com/poweroutage

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SOURCE: Toronto Hydro Corporation

For further information:

Tanya Bruckmueller, Toronto Hydro-Electric System
Tbruckmueller@torontohydro.com
W: 416-542-2621
C: 416-903-0440


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