Sunday morning outage cuts power to 5,000 customers

UPDATE: Back on as of 11.07am. Outage lasted about 40 minutes.

Power is out for homes and businesses in and around Stittsville including Fairwinds, Jackson Trails, Granite Ridge, Amberwood, Wyldewood, Forest Creek. Also parts of Arcadia and Glen Cairn in Kanata.

One resident on Amberway (near the Hazeldean and Johnwoods intersection) told us she heard a loud bang just before the power went out.

Here’s an update from Hydro Ottawa around 10.45am:

Hydro Ottawa is experiencing a power outage in the Maple Grove, Hazeldean, Iber, Abbott area.
The cause of the outage is: Equipment related.
Hydro Ottawa crews are: Determining options available to restore service to affected customers.
The estimated time of restoration is: Undetermined at this time.
5000 customers are affected.


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