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Power lines are down in the area of Glenwood Drive and Argyle Road in Barrie on Thurs., Oct. 31, 2019 (Steve Mansbridge/CTV Barrie)

Firefighters and hydro crews dealt with downed power lines in Barrie on Thursday afternoon.

When CTV News cameraman, Steve Mansbridge, arrived at Glenwood Avenue near Argyle Road hydro lines were sparking on the street.

Fire crews closed the area to the public while dealting with the situation.

At its peak, Alectra Utility reported nearly 5,000 customers without power in the area of Bayfield and Kozlov streets.

Some people telling CTV News that the Bayfield and Kozlov malls both lost power for a time during the outage.

By late afternoon, the utility company's website reported 89 homeowners were still in the dark.

Crews expected have all outages repaired by Thursday evening.

UPDATE: #Outage in #Barrie affecting approx 399 homes and businesses has been reduced to 82 customers. Crews are working. ETR is 5pm to 7pm for those remaining out. For more info visit https://t.co/iTmbYdB77K #pwrout ^pa

— Alectra (@alectranews) October 31, 2019