There is a major Peterborough Utilities power outage happening today July 6, and investigations are already in motion to try and correct the problem.
Multiple Peterborough Utilities teams have been sent out to certain locations to investigate a power outage leaving homes and many businesses without electric. The brunt of the outage is in parts of Peterborough’s downtown, west end and south end.
The cause of the outage is not yet known but crews are doing their best to restore all power and hopefully should not last ling according to Peterborough Utilities officials.
If you visit the @ptbo_utilities Twitter account you will see a number of tweets, one of the first said they lost one of its major feeder’s
The outage has affected many areas such as Ashburnham, South End, part of Downtown and West End, investigations to a downed line in Guthrie in underway. Other tweets came in where crews were investigating wires on fire on Guthrie Drive.
Have you been affected by the Peterborough Utilities power outage?