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Approximately 2,000 Hydro-Québec customers were without power on in Lachute. A pole was broken which led to the power outage. Crews replaced the pole and made other repairs, and the remaining customers again had electricity later.
With operations in Brockville, Kirkland Lake and Timmins, the affected regions are Walker, Hislop, Black River-Matheson, German, Munro, Benoit, Wahgoshig FN, Bowman, Taylor, Michaud, McCool, Matheson, Teefy, Black, Dundonald, Stock, Playfair, Carr, Evelyn, Clergue At this time the cause is yet to be determined.
For this weekend, a power outage is planned.
It will take place on Sunday from 6 am to 9 am and will affect 880 customers of Carleton Place.
This outage is for maintenance work to be done by Hydro One. However, all customers affected by the planned outage have been contacted.
A serious problem at Hydro One's Martindale Transmission Station caused the power outage.
This leaves approximately 20,000 Greater Sudbury Hydro customers and thousands of Hydro One customers without lights.
The majority of affected customers were able to have their power restored by Greater Sudbury Hydro.
Power Outage was caused by a serious issue at Hydro One’s Martindale Transmission Station, which supplies power to many GSH distribution substations. There were 9,918 customers affected by the outage, With the power outage, traffic lights and streetlights were greatly affected