TORONTO, May 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro") is reporting that approximately 173 customers remain without power in the Victoria Park and Sheppard Avenue area. At 4 a.m. today, power was interrupted due to an underground power cable fault. Crews are in the process of rebuilding infrastructure and Toronto Hydro hopes to have power restored at approximately 8 p.m. this evening.
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
Toronto Hydro 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.
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For further information:
Tanya Bruckmueller, Toronto Hydro-Electric System
After hours media line: 416-903-6845