UPDATE: 11:39pm

Power has been restored to the local community.

An outage that listener reports to MyKapuskasingNow.com claimed began near St. Patrick School has now been fixed.

A reason for the outage has not been confirmed yet at this time, although listener reports claim it was a blown transformer.

 

A possible blown transformer has caused a power outage for the Kapuskasing community.

Around 10:00pm Kapuskasing was hit with an outage that has sprouted from an issue near St. Patrick School, which multiple listener reports to MyKapuskasingNow.com have suggested was a blown transformer.

The outage is still currently ongoing affecting Northern Ontario Wires customers only within the community.

NOW has yet to be reached for comment on the issue at this time.

There is no current timeline for a return to power for the area.