Multiple Power Outages- Strathroy, Chatham, Blenheim, Merlin, Ridgetown

We are currently experiencing multiple outages across our service territory, due to high winds.

Currently, all of Strathroy is without power, our crews are performing switching where they can in order to get some customers back on.

UPDATE (2:50pm): We are working with Hydro One to transfer power to another circuit, no ETR yet.

UPDATE (3:15pm): ETR for Strathroy is approx. 5:15pm

Update (5:19pm): Strathroy should now be restored. If you continue to experience an outage, please call  1-866-804-7325.

 

(4:10pm) Outages have now been reported in Parkhill, crews are investigating.  Update 6:23pm Multiple outages reported on Catherine St.  Crews are investigating. Update 9:15pm ETR within the hour.

Some customers in Merlin are also without power. Crews are investigating. No ETR yet. 

There are downed powerlines reported in the area of Main St North, Bothwell. Please use caution, Police are on site. Crews have been dispatched. Update 6pm: Crews are making repairs, ETR is 8pm. Update 9:23 Power is now restored to Bothwell.  Update 9:47pm Reports of Elm street remain without power.  Crews are on route.

There are 2 feeders out in Chatham, one as a result of a transformer pole down on Riverview caused by a fallen tree. This is affecting Central and West Chatham. Please avoid this area, the road is closed, C-K Police and Entegrus are on site. The feeders out in Chatham are also affecting customers on:

Whipporwill Crt, Berry St, Tweedsmuir ave, Lark St, Richmond St, Mary St, Indian Creek Rd W, Grand Ave, Lacroix, Merritt, Phyllis, Riverview, Cross St., Hampton Crt, Molengraaf Way, Howard Rd, Wedgewood (downed pole, please avoid this area)

Update 6:36pm South Chatham restoration efforts continue as we were unsuccessful in our first attempt to restore power. Update 7:30pm Power in South Chatham is now restored.

Update 8:07pm Central Chatham remains without power due to a broken switch.  No ETR yet but it's likely several hours.

We are also investigating outages reported in North Blenheim, due to downed powerlines. No ETR is available at this time. UPDATE (3:56pm): All customers in Blenheim should now be restored. 

(3:25pm) For safety reasons, please avoid Victoria Ave in Ridgetown due to a downed powerline in that area. UPDATE (4:00pm): All customers in Ridgetown should have power restored UPDATE (4:34) South Ridgetown is now out of power. No ETR.  Update 8:15pm Power in Ridgetown should now be restored. Update 9:47pm Some outages still in #Ridgetown while repairs are being made..  ETR is approximately 5am.

Reports of Thamsville out of power.  Crews are investigating. No ETR yet. Update 6:37pm OUtage is outside the Entegrus Service area.  We will post updates as soon as we get them. Update 8:15pm Power in Thamesville should now be restored.

Update 6:37pm Reports of Newbury out of power. Outage is outside the Entegrus Service area.  We will post updates as soon as we get them. Update 9:15pm crews are on route. 

Outages have been reported in Mount Brydges as well, after transformer poles came down due to heavy winds and falling branches. No ETR as of yet. Update 6:22pm ETR is 8:30pm Update 9:11pm ETR should be within 30 minutes. Update 10:10pm all power restored. 

 

We will post updates as they become available. Thank you for your patience while we work to restore power.

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