Power outage in district


More than 2,200 Hydro One customers in the west end of Rainy River District lost power this morning.
The outage began around 7 a.m., with a Hydro One crew being dispatched to investigate.
Power was restored by 9:40 a.m.
Hydro One said the reason for interruption was equipment material failure due to the extreme cold.
A total of 2,264 customers were affected in communities including Rainy River, Chapple, Morley, Morson, Manitou Rapids 11 FN, Big Grassy FN, and Big Island FN.
Also affected were Lake of the Woods, Dilke, Pratt, Patullo, Roseberry, Wildland Game Reserve, Atwood, Nelles, Curran, Worthington, Blue, Sifton, Spohn, and Sutherland.