A power outage has hit thousands of people across a large part of our broadcast area.

The outage stretches from Wilno through to Algonquin Park and encompasses all of Madawaska Valley, South Algonquin and Hastings Highlands. A large swath of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Township is also affected. The outage also impacts parts of Bancroft and Coe Hill. In all, 5675 customers are affected

Hydro One is estimating power to be restored by 3:30 PM.