Car hits Appleby Line pole knocking out power to 424 homes

On Tues. Jan. 20 a car hit a pole south of New St. on Appleby Line around 3 p.m. knocking out the power to 424 homes all the way down to Lakeshore Road. There were no injuries reported.

Halton Police and Halton Region were at the scene, while Burlington Hydro quickly restored power within an hour and remained to replace the fallen pole.

If you have a power outage, you can keep updated through Buyrlington Hydro’s Outage Management System (OMS) at

It includes the most current information about power interruptions and customers can access information on power outages in real time. It also allows you to look up your address online to get updates during power interruptions.

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