A short power outage affected the areas of Kapuskasing, Hearst, Val Rita-Harty, Opasatika and Moonbeam today.

Hydro One has stated that the outage was on the transmission system, but the cause is still unknown at this time.

They are reporting that between the five municipalities there was a total of 4,295 customers without power.

The outage lasted roughly an hour between 1:25pm and 2:10pm today.

All power at this time has been restored to these communities.