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Power interruption in progress (update)

Thursday, April 17, 2014   by: SooToday.com Staff
NEWS RELEASE
 
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
 
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2 p.m. update
 
Power has been restored to all customers.
 
If you are still without power please call the PUC Emergency number at 759-6555.

Interruption Date:  April 17, 2014 at 1:17 p.m.
Customers Affected:  670

Number of Customers Restored: 670  
Restored at:  1:54 p.m.

Cause of Interruption: Equipment Failure -- High Voltage Insulator Failure
 
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This is a description of an unplanned power interruption(s) that is currently affecting PUC Distribution customers in Sault Ste. Marie.

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:  April 17, 2014 at 1:17 p.m.
Customers Affected:  670

Cause of Interruption: Equipment Failure -- High Voltage Insulator Failure

Description of area involved: Second Line West south to Bonney Street, Allen's Side Road east to Goulais Avenue.

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jinjin 4/17/2014 2:13:47 PM Report

Any word on the power interruption from last week?
ThinkAgain 4/17/2014 2:30:32 PM Report

PRESS RELEASE:
PUC has acquisition of control of sootoday.com for an unkown $$$ amount because of frequent updates with power interruption due to Equipment Failure & discharge of discolored water. Stay tuned for the weekly report - remember we do news differently. Smile and have a good day.
Shaun233 4/17/2014 4:38:32 PM Report

@jinjin I phoned
this time it was a flying pig got tangled in the lines..
macgyvr 4/17/2014 6:55:10 PM Report

Was low voltage insulator used? Maybe they had to sub because they couldn't afford a high voltage insulator due to the cost of the IVORY TOWER.
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