Toronto Hydro: Downtown Power Outage Update #2

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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