SaultOnline.com / ONNtv has received reports from viewers of a power outage affecting various western areas of the city.
PUC says they are working on various outages in the Third Line, Goulais Road areas and Peoples Road West to Gros Cap.. Tree contact is being blamed for the outages hitting 6,954 customers.
PUC would like to remind their customers:
Downed wires should always be considered energized or “live”, and extremely dangerous
Do not approach or drive over a downed power line and do not touch anything the power line may be in contact with.
Parents are encouraged to talk to their children about powerline safety and the dangers that can be associated with power lines .
If you have any information leading to the cause of the outage or other concerns please call the PUC emergency number at 759-6555.