For a couple hours, more than 2,500 residents and business were without power on Friday afternoon.

Around 2 p.m., PowerStream tweeted about a power outage between Hwy. 7 and 14th Avenue and Kennedy and McCowan roads.

Markville Shopping Centre was also affected, leaving shoppers in the dark.

The outage lasted for about 1.5 hours. Cause of the outage is unknown.

The latest power outage information can be found at PowerStream.ca