Listowel-area power outage affects more than 3,000 properties
Published Monday, February 13, 2017 4:17PM EST
Last Updated Monday, February 13, 2017 8:46PM EST
A large swath of Perth County and a smaller part of Wellington County were in the dark Monday afternoon.
Hydro One says a power outage affected 3,391 properties centred around Listowel.
According to Hydro One, the outage also encompassed Milverton, Palmerston, part of the Conestogo Lake area and everything in-between, with its western boundary stopping just short of Monkton.
Fire officials say an equipment failure was to blame.
Power was restored around 7:30 p.m.
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