Update: Toronto Hydro states that all power has been restored to the east end. If you’re still without power, you can report it to their dispatch team directly at 416-542-8000 (press 1).
If you’re in Toronto’s east end, you could be reading this while currently experiencing a power outage. Parts of Cabbagetown, Riverside, and Regent Park are currently in the dark after the power went out on Monday afternoon,
According to Hydro One, they are currently responding to an outage affecting Toronto Hydro and their customers in parts of the east end. “Our crews are working together to restore power as quickly and safely as possible,” they said.
The Outage Map on their website currently shows over 5000 residents are without power at this time. Hydro One states the power outage was first reported at 12:58 pm on Monday, with an estimated time of restoration listed at 8:58 pm.
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Further updates from Hydro One indicate that they have found the source of the outage this afternoon.
“Crews have determined animal contact caused a trip at one of our stations in Toronto’s east end,” they tweeted just after 2 pm.
We’re responding to an outage affecting @torontohydro and their customers in parts of the east end. Our crews are working together to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. #DarkTO pic.twitter.com/66qdPPWxdJ
— Hydro One (@HydroOne) October 17, 2022
Hopefully things are restored sooner than expected!
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