It’s been a messy start to the day for those in the east end after a widespread power outage caused major headaches Thursday morning.
The outage is from Gerrard Street south to the lake, and the Don Valley Parkway east to Woodbine Avenue, according to Toronto Hydro.
Crews are now on-site investigating, and Toronto Hydro says power will be restored within the next two hours.
Outage update 1: boundaries revised to Gerrard south to the Lake; DVP east to Woodbine.
Crews are on-site investigating. More updates to follow.
— Toronto Hydro (@TorontoHydro) May 23, 2019
According to Toronto Hydro, the outage was caused by a transformer fire, and approximately 3,800 customers are affected.
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This morning’s power outage also caused major disruptions on the TTC and all streetcar routes experienced delays.
Streetcars leaving Leslie Barns Carhouse were affected, and buses were running to supplement service, according to the TTC.
However, just after 8:30 am, the TTC said regular service had resumed on all streetcar routes affected by the outage in the east end.
Buses are still running during the morning rush, and 504B King and 505 Dundas continue to divert due to an overhead issue at Broadview and Dundas.
Regular service has resumed on all streetcar routes affected by a power outage in the east end. Buses will continue to supplement service through the morning rush. 504B King and 505 Dundas continue to divert due to a overhead issue at Broadview and Dundas. https://t.co/Qev5YMQ3Nw
— TTC Service Alerts (@TTCnotices) May 23, 2019