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Update: Power restored to Greater Sudbury Airport after early morning pole fire

Blown transformer knocked out power to approximately 322 people this morning
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Updated Jan. 13 at 11:49 p.m.: Power has been restored to the terminal at Greater Sudbury Airport after a utility pole fire earlier today knocked out the electricity about 322 Hydro One customers in the Skead area today.

Full power has not been restored to the area yet, and Hydro One is still working on restoring electricity for business tenants of the airport. Hydro One's outage map shows power has been restored to residential residents in the Skead area who were without power this morning.

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Greater Sudbury Airport is asking travelers to check their flight status this morning after a pole fire earlier this morning knocked out power to customers in the Skead area.

Hydro One said the outage is affecting about 322 customers in and around Skead.

“#TRAVELAERT The Greater Sudbury Airport is temporarily without electrical power due to a transformer across the street having caught fire,” the airport tweeted this morning. “Electrical crews are on the scene working to restore power. #CHECK YOUR #FLIGHT #STATUS before leaving to the airport.”

Hydro One expects the power to be restored around 10 a.m.


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