Hydro One is warning residents across the Kenora district that they may be without power for a few hours this morning. Residents in the unorganized areas of Kenora, Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls, Shoal Lake #40 First Nation, Shoal Lake #39 First Nation, Wauzhushk Onigum, Washagamis Bay and more may be affected.
Hydro One says that they will be replacing various hydro equipment between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., which is the cause of the planned outage. Over 3,600 customers across the region may be affected.
Hydro One reminds all members of the public to always stay clear of downed power lines or equipment. Never assume they are safe to approach.