Thousands of customers affected by power outage in Toronto this morning

Jan 17 2020, 7:17 am

Update: Power has been restored, according to Toronto Hydro.

A power outage in Toronto’s east end is impacting thousands of customers this morning.

According to Toronto Hydro, the outage is affecting the area of Gerrard Street, south to Lake Ontario, and Cherry Street, east to Woodbine Avenue.

Their website indicated that over 5,000 people are affected by this morning’s outage. Traffic signals are out as well, as a result.

Toronto Hydro crews are reportedly on scene.

As of now, there is no estimated time for when the power may be restored.

Toronto Hydro

As a result of the outage, several TTC routes are impacted as well. Anyone traveling via the 501, 503, 506, 31, 22, 72, 83, 92, or 121 should prepare for delays.