Warming centres open to deal with Newfoundland power outages
Officials opened town centres and fire halls across Newfoundland Saturday to help bring relief to people caught in both a massive power outage and a cold snap.
Here is a list of centres that had opened by early Saturday evening. Please consult our Storm Centre for more details.
St. John's: Foran Room at City Hall. Free parking at city hall parking garage.
St. John's: Memorial University has opened a warming centre at the gym in the Phys Ed building.
Mount Pearl: Reid Community Centre.
Paradise: Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre.
Conception Bay South: West End Fire Hall. Mayor Ken MacDonald says if you need a lift to the town's warming centre, please call 746-0869.
Carbonear: Carbonear swimming pool, multipurpose room.
Heart's Content: Recreation Centre, tea and sandwiches available.
Torbay: Fire hall, next to the town hall.
Holyrood: Town hall on Salmonier Line.
Pouch Cove: Fire hall.
Town of Deer Lake: Elwood High.
Heart's Delight-Islington: Town hall.
Bay de Verde: Town hall.
Bay Roberts: Fire hall and Avalon Wolverines SAR Centre.
Trinity Bay North: Fire halls in Catalina and Little Catalina. Call 469-2424.
Harbour Grace: Fireman's Social Building