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Ontario expects most damaging storm of 2019

Christian Fernsby |
According to a press release from Hydro One, crews are prepared for any Ontario power outages that have already started.

Topics: ONTARIO    STORM   

They will restore power as needed during what they say is "expected to be the most damaging storm of 2019."

"Our crews are gearing up for a Halloween storm and will be vigilant if we are dispatched to any emergencies," said Lyla Garzouzi, Vice President of Distribution, Hydro One.

"While our crews get into position and prepare for the storm, we also want to make sure families are prepared in the event of a power outage caused by the storm."

Based on Hydro One's outage prediction tool, crews are moving into areas, so they're ready to assess damage in order to quickly and safely restore power to customers.

An estimated time of restoration will be determined for each outage once damage has been assessed.

There have been 45 reported power outages so far affecting approximately 4842 customers.

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