TORONTO, May 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro") is reporting a power outage in the Victoria Park and Sheppard area. Power has been restored to approximately 227 homes and commercial buildings, however, approximately 173 still remain without power. Crews are working to repair an underground power cable fault that occurred at approximately 4:00 a.m. today. The expected time of restoration has been delayed from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Outages and emergencies can be reported directly to the company by calling 416-542-8000.
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 709,000 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 the Province of Ontario.
For further information:
Tanya Bruckmueller, Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited