TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro") reports that power has been restored to the building at 33 Princess Street as of 4:05 p.m. this afternoon. The outage was a result of a vault fire in the downtown area yesterday at 1:45 p.m. that interrupted power to customers in the area bounded by North - Queen Street E; East - Sumach/Cherry; South - Front Street East and West - Sherbourne Street.
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