We've been doing our best To keep you updated on all of the ongoing events that were in Montreal today, here's what we know so far.
An underground fire And earlier explosions at Rosemont / La Petite Patri earlier this year have led to a shutdown of service on the STM's Blue Line for nearly four hours.
In order to deal With this emergency, power was fast for many in Montreal. According to the Hydro Quebec website, electric will not be home to several homes until 11:00 this evening.
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TL, Dr. Montreal faced a beautiful drama-filled day. Due to an underground fire that caused several explosions, the STM's Blue Line has been down for several hours and many Montrealers are still without power.
As we reported earlier todayThe chaos was to start in Rosemont early this afternoon.
In the video below, Sent to MTL blog by user Lina Garcia, you can see the smoke and debris from the fire bursting out through the hatch cover.
Electric Then cut Allows firefighters to access fire and fire equipment at Manoles and Hydro Quebec.
For a while, over 40,000 people In Quebec there were no power, which did not include the areas of Quebec that are now without power due to extreme cold.
I do not delete from my device (and this is my home away from home). It is 16h, and it is not expected for the current 19:30. Ahhh goes to Montreal
– Claire ?? (@claire_cnrdy) January 17, 2019
Montreal's Metro service faced the fires of the fire, as well.
The blue line Closed at 12:30 pm and left no service until 4:30 am, many officials and waiting left.
Even now The trains have returned to their "regular" service, but there are some delays.
Waiting for you ….. ? pic.twitter.com/Lfs6OSz0nG
– Séby Pitèk (@SebyPitek) January 17, 2019
While metro services Have resumed, many people are still waiting for power to return to their homes.
And by powerOf course, I mean heat.
1/2 Hey @hydroquebec Don't you have to invest your infrastructure with the million you do in trap? This is the second time in Montreal, Montreal. On this is an electricity of Tuesday and it will be restible at 7:00 PM.
– Samuel R (@SmallAcine) January 17, 2019
The above tweet (Condensed in translation) Reads,
"Do you think investing in your infrastructure […] This is the second breakdown of the month in Villeray, Montreal. We are without electricity since dinner and it should be good at 7:00. "
@hydroquebec So why not go to Montreal Electricity for the whole time? Fatigue, it may be all days. When the end of the applications is based on the work. Grgrgrgr
– ghislaine daycare (@ghislainedagena) January 17, 2019
All of them are Another Hydro Quebec Improved customers earlier today to reduce their electricity consumption due to increasingly cold temperatures.
Many areas Outside Montreal have been dealing with power outages today, too. As many as 1,000 customers spend an hour without power this morning between 8 and 9 months.
While it seems Our little town has gone through mayhem today, there are no reports of any injuries so I can be grateful for that, at least.