Does Toronto Hydro have a plan to prioritize multiple power outages?


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Toronto Hydro's plan for prioritizing multiple outages is to first restore critical services, then stations and feeder lines and then individual homes, according to the Toronto Hydro website. Customers can report an outage by calling 416-542-8000.

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When multiple power outages occur, Toronto Hydro prioritizes restoration by first restoring critical services, states Toronto Hydro. The company first restores power to fire stations, police stations and hospitals, among other citywide systems that affect public safety.

Toronto Hydro then restores stations and feeder lines to restore power to the most amount of customers affected, followed by neighborhoods and streets and then finally individual homes and businesses. Customers can learn more about the restoration process by visiting the Toronto Hydro website.

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