Thousands of Homes Without Power Due to Outage in Burlington

 

Burlington Hydro has confirmed the source of a power outage affecting 8200 homes and businesses in Burlington.

Crews are at the Hydro One Cumberland transformer station addressing the problem.

The believed cause is to be weather-related.

The station covers a widespread area of Burlington from south of the QEW through to the north end of Dundas between walkers and Guelph line.

There is no estimated time of restoration announced yet.

More updates to follow.

UPDATE

The estimated time of restoration is 1am.

UPDATE 2:

A fallen tree has damaged a power like near the Cumberland transformer. Crews continue to work to restore power.

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