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:
West - Leslie
East - Victoria Park
North - McNicoll
South - Van Horne
North - Burnhamthorpe
South - Bloor Street West
Along East Mall
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;
- Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. - which provides street lighting
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.
SOURCE Toronto Hydro Corporation
For further information: For further information: Toronto Hydro Media Stand By, (416) 903-6845; Tanya Bruckmueller 416.903.0440