Toronto Hydro restores power in Yonge and St. Clair area

Toronto Hydro says power has been restored to about 9,200 customers who were left in the dark for several hours Saturday afternoon.

About 9,200 customers lost power for several hours

The brief afternoon outage knocked out power to traffic lights throughout the affected area, causing back-ups on several main thoroughfares. (Turgut Yeter/CBC)

Toronto Hydro says power has been restored to about 9,200 customers who were left in the dark for several hours Saturday afternoon. 

The area that was affected was bound by Yonge Street to the west, Bayview Avenue to the east, St Clair Avenue to the south and Eglinton Avenue in the north. 

It was originally estimated that the outage could last until at least 6 p.m., but crews were able to restore power shortly before 5 p.m.

Hydro is asking anyone in the area that is still without power to call 416-542-8000.