Nova Scotia Power says ‘vandalism’ led to outages in Truro – Halifax area

Nova Scotia Power says an emergency outage occurred in the Truro and Stewiacke area after « vandalism » at a substation. Thousands of people temporarily lost power.

The utility said just before noon on Saturday that an assailant cut the wires of a transformer, « risking his safety and that of the public. »

In a tweet, he said the « emergency shutdown was necessary so crews could safely respond and make repairs. »

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At 2 p.m., power was restored to customers in this area.


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