Fortis Alberta - Power Outage Affected About 2500 Customers In Didsbury & Olds Areas

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The Manager of Corporate Communications for Fortis Alberta says about 2500 customers were affected by a power outage during the dinner hour on Thursday, January 16th.

Alana Antonelli says power went out for about 2500 customers in the Didsbury and Olds areas at 5:30pm.

She notes the cause was a failed piece of equipment - a terminator at the substation - likely due to the extremely cold temperatures.

The power was restored by approximately 6:45pm on Thursday, according to Antonelli.

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