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Media Release

Release Date: June 13th, 2019 - 11:19pm

Originator: Staff Sergeant, Eric Schwab, 2 District Operations, (905) 825-4747 ext. 2205

Contact: Staff Sergeant, Eric Schwab, 2 District Operations, (905) 825-4747 ext. 2205

Location: Oakville


Transformer Fire Leads To Road Closures

​Hydro workers are currently replacing a transformer that caught fire, resulting in several area homes being rendered without electricity. The transformer and hydro pole that it was mounted on were the only things damaged by the fire. Oakville Hydro is currently at the scene and will remain there until all necessary repairs are completed. This may take several hours.

Due to the work being done, road closures have been implemented on Wyecroft Road between West Gate Road and Pacific Road. The Halton Regional Police Service appreciates your patience and understanding with regards to this temporary incomnvenience.