Superior Media has learned that there was a pole fire in the city’s central region, specifically St. Georges hill at Grand Blvd. and Alberta/McNabb Street(s).
The roads are currently blocked in that area to allow for crews to work.
Sault Firefighters are on the scene. The PUC has been dispatched to the affected area. Citizens are advised to find an alternate route for the time being.
Power had to be shut off to customers in the immediate vicinity. PUC Crews are continuing to investigating the outage in the area of Elmwood, Cameron, Blake from McNabb to Wawanosh. There are approximately 204 households affected by the power outage.
We will post an update as soon as we have more information.
Grand Blvd. place name was added post-publishing. Thank you to an observant saultonline reader for the correction.