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Power restored in Waterloo neighbourhood after truck hits line

A road has been closed in the area. (Brandon Guitar/CTV Kitchener) A road has been closed in the area. (Brandon Guitar/CTV Kitchener)
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Crews have restored power in the area of Fischer Hallman Road and Erb Street West in Waterloo after a truck hit a power line Thursday morning.

Over 3,000 homes and businesses were impacted by the power outage that happened around 10:15 a.m.

As of 12:30 p.m., 546 were still waiting for it to be restored.

Everyone affected had their power back by 7:05 p.m.

Anyone still without power in the area is asked to contact Enova Power.

A safety manager with a construction company onsite told CTV News the arm of a cement truck hit one of the power lines, causing the outage.

According to Waterloo regional police, a small fire was caused when the truck hit the power line. Emergency crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames.

No one was hurt and the Ministry of Labour was notified.

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