TORONTO, April 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited
("Toronto Hydro") is continuing to make repairs to damaged equipment
that has resulted in an extended power outage to four apartment
buildings in the Islington Ave. and Dundas St. area. Emergency crews
are onsite working to restore power to all customers as quickly as
possible. Service to three of the four buildings was restored by 3:00
a.m. Monday, April 16.
Power went out in the area on Sunday, April 15 at approximately 7:00
p.m. The cause of the outage is due to the failure of a distribution
transformer feeding the buildings. One apartment remains without power
(25 Mabelle). Service restoration is estimated to be complete by 3:00
For tips on what to do during power outages, check www.torontohydro.com/poweroutage
For more safety information and tips, check www.torontohydro.com/safety
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.
SOURCE Toronto Hydro Corporation
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