TORONTO, March 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro crews made significant progress throughout the night and have restored service to all but 110 customers who remain without power. Moist weather conditions and mild temperatures on Saturday contributed to approximately 14 pole fires which resulted in outages affecting approximately 5,000 customers.
As of 9:30 a.m., the remaining outages have been isolated to the Royal York and Thompson Avenue area in Etobicoke. Most customers should be restored by noon today, however, approximately 10 customers may be without power for an extended period of time as crews work to complete more extensive repairs.
Customers are reminded to stay well clear of downed power lines, and report downed power lines, pole fires, and outages by calling 416-542-8000.
Thank you for your patience while we work to restore your power.
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Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited owns and operates an electricity distribution system, which delivers electricity to approximately 740,000 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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