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Hydro Pole Fire In Lindsay Leaves Thousands Without Power (VIDEO)

KAWARTHA LAKES-A hydro pole fire in Lindsay early Monday morning left approximately 2165 customers without power. Kawartha Lakes Police Service was called to the scene on Angeline Street North just after 7:30 am to provide traffic control.

Hydro One told Kawartha 411 News that a failed piece of equipment resulted in an outage to approximately 2,165 customers. The failed piece of equipment caused the powerline to spark and smoke. Power was restored to customers at approximately 8:30 a.m. Crews remain onsite making repairs.

“We understand how difficult it is to be without power and we thank our customers for their patience as crews worked to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible.” Tiziana Baccega Rosa said. 

Thanks to J F for the video below!

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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