Thousands of Hydro One customers west of Ottawa wake up without power
Hydro One crews are working in the bitter cold to reconnect customers in Pembroke and Cobden who woke up Saturday without power.
Hydro One said it was responding just after 9 a.m. Thousands of customers were without power. By 10 a.m., the utility said it had restored power to more than 11,500 customers, but about 2,500 remain in the cold.
Most customers had power restored before 1 p.m.
Pembroke was listed as the coldest location in Ontario several hours in a row Saturday, according to Environment Canada. It had a temperature of -28.2 C at 10 a.m. By 1 p.m. it hard warmed up to -23, but was still the cold spot in Ontario for the hour.
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