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.