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Power outage reported in Mount Forest (update)

Wellington North power said on social media the 'widespread' outage is affecting the west-end and north-east of town
Mount Forest.

UPDATE 1:04 p.m. - Wellington North Power said power has been restored to Mount Forest. The power outage impacting 3,000 customers in north Wellington is still in effect.


UPDATE - Hydro One's outage map is reporting nearly 3,000 customers are also without power in North Wellington. The map shows an area covering Alma, Drayton, Moorefield, Teviotdale and Kenilworth as being impacted by this outage.


MOUNT FOREST – A feeder break has caused a power outage in Mount Forest.

Wellington North Power said in an X post that there is a power outage affecting the west-end and north-east end of town. 

The post said the cause of the outage is a feeder break at Hydro One's transmission system in Palmerston.

Crews have been dispatched but the restoration time is not known.