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Damaged overhead equipment knocks out power to section of East York

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Power has been restored to several homes and businesses in a section of East York following an outage on Tuesday morning.

Toronto Hydro said the outage, bounded by O’Connor Drive to Danforth Avenue, and the Don Valley Parkway to Woodbine Avenue, affected around 4,000 customers. Traffic lights were also down in the area.

A spokesperson for the power utility said the power failure was due to damaged overhead equipment.

“We were able to restore power to the majority of impacted customers in the area through switching,” a spokesperson told 680 NewsRadio Toronto.

Hydro crews have since restored power to remaining customers.

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