Why The Lights Went Out For Some Of You Today

Power Outage

Sault Ste. Marie PUC responded to an unplanned power outage affecting close to 1,000 homes Thursday morning in the Florwin & Thornloe east to Drake, Bennett south to Queen St East, Bennett north to Caesar areas.

PUC say equipment failure was the cause, when 263 homes lost power at 8:10am. An additional 594 homes lost power as a safety measure as crews restored power. All homes have been restored as of 8:44am