Nearly 2400 homes and businesses in Burlington without power due to storm damage


Published August 21, 2022 at 11:03 am

Powerlines and debris down in the right of way around Ward Road. Image courtesy of Burlington Hydro.

Almost 2400 residents of Burlington are without power after severe storms overnight caused tree branches to hit wires and damage hydro poles.

Broken hydro pole on Hart Road. Image courtesy of Burlington Hydro.

Burlington Hydro reports that 2343 customers are currently without power due to the storm. The three separate outage sites are all around the Roseland neighbourhood.

One outage is described as a broken pole affecting 396 customers. The estimated time for power restoration is 2 p.m.

The other two outage sites are described as ‘T-storm/Tree-line down’ affecting 1947 customers and have an estimated power restoration time of noon.

UPDATE: Burlington Hydro has reassessed damage sites and updated the time of power restoration.

For more information and to view updates on the power outages visit Burlington Hydro’s website here.

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