PUC: Power Outage

Power Outage

This is a description of an unplanned power interruption(s) that is currently affecting PUC Distribution customers in Sault Ste. Marie.

PUC reminds all of our 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
  • 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.

Interruption Date: October 13, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Customers Affected: 628

Cause of Interruption:

  • Equipment Failure — Power Outage

Description of area involved. Line Crews are investigating a power outage affecting 628 customers in the areas of:

  • Great Northern Rd north of Third Line to city limits, Old Goulais Bay Rd From Fourth Line to Sixth Line, Whitepine CRT, Backcountry