TORONTO, April 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro") is reporting a number of localized power outages across the city. There are approximately 300 customers without power. There are a number of wires down as a result of strong winds. Toronto Hydro has brought in additional crews to restore power and forestry teams to clear tree limbs.
Toronto Hydro is urging customers to be cautious and stay clear of any downed power lines. 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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