TORONTO, May 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro") is reporting a power outage in the Victoria Park and Sheppard area. There are approximately 400 homes and commercial without power due to an underground power cable fault that at occurred at approximately 4:00 a.m. today. Emergency crews are on scene and the expected time of restoration is approximately 11 a.m. today.
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.
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