Residents in the Kenora, Shoal Lake 39 First Nation, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation and Pellatt areas are advised that they may be without power for a few hours today. Roughly 1850 customers will be affected.

Hydro One says that they will need to shut down power to install new equipment. The interruption will be taking place between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. today. The outage was originally scheduled for tomorrow, but has been moved to today.

Residents are reminded to always stay clear of downed power lines or equipment, and to never assume that they are safe to approach.

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