The Sault Ste. Marie PUC is reporting an unplanned power outage in the north central part of the city.
Power was lost to 628 customers in the Great Northern Rd north of Third Line to city limits, Old Goulais Bay Rd From Fourth Line to Sixth Line, Whitepine crt, Backcountry areas.
The outage occurred at around 8am . No indication on when power will be restored.
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.
Take all the necessary safety precautions during a power outage
If you have any information leading to the cause of the outage or other concerns please call the PUC emergency number at 759-6555.