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Alectra Utilities advising customers to prepare as ice storm approaches

Mississauga – Alectra Utilities is continuing to advise customers to prepare for the possibility of widespread power outages this weekend as the threat of a significant ice storm, with strong winds, moves closer to the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area.

Customers are being encouraged to prepare a 72-hour emergency kit in the event of a sustained power outage.  Alectra is also warning customers that downed powerlines may be dangerous and to stay at least 10 metres away (the length of a school bus) and call 911 immediately should they come across this situation.

To report a power outage, Alectra customers should call:

  • Brampton: 1-844-797-7920
  • Hamilton: 905-522-6611
  • Mississauga: 905-273-7425
  • St. Catharines: 905-684-8111
  • York Region/Simcoe County: 1-877-963-6900

If you experience a power outage and want outage updates for your area, you can do so by following us on Twitter @AlectraNews, downloading our app or viewing an outage map at www.alectrautilities.com.

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