Large tree leaves customers in north end of city without power

Power Outage

In the early hours of the morning, PUC advised of an unplanned power outage which occurred around 12:50 a.m. affecting 628 customers in the areas of Great Northern Road from Third Line to city limits, Old Goulais Bay Road from Fourth Line to Sixth Line, Whitepine Court and Backcountry.

Line crews were dispatched and determined the cause was a large tree which had fallen on power lines. Crews worked to remove the tree and power was restored for all customers a few hours later at around 4:40 a.m.