About 35,000 homes and businesses in New Brunswick were still without power Thursday, 5 days after tropical storm Arthur swept across the region.

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Some roads in western New Brunswick remain impassable due to washouts. Emergency shelters are set up to provide assistance to those in need.

NB Power says about 5 thousand homes and businesses in Carleton County were still off the grid Thursday afternoon.

About 22 thousand customers in the hard-hit Fredericton area have been without electricity since Saturday and all available crews are working to restore service as soon as possible.

Reception centers have been opened to allow residents a chance to charge their phones and electronic devices. These centers are located at:

  • Town of Hartland Fire Hall (water) (24hrs)
  • Dumfries Volunteer Fire Department
  • Village of Harvey Fire Department
  • Village of New Maryland Fire Department
  • Upper Kingsclear Fire Department
  • Keswick Valley Fire Department
  • Keswick Ridge Fire Department
  • Village of McAdam Fire Department
  • Nashwaak Valley Fire Department
  • Hoyt Fire Department
  • Woodstock Fire Hall – (24hrs)
  • Village of Bath Fire Hall – (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • Town of Meductic Fire Hall (24hrs) 506-272-2098
  • Village of Centreville Fire Hall – (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Perth Andover Civic Centre – (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Plaster Rock Tobique Plex – (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • City of Fredericton – Reception centers open at Grant Harvey and Willie O’Ree Rec Centres from (6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily). Bulk water is available at both locations.
  • Rothesay/Quispamsis Civic Centre will open 8 July 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., QPlex (Showers) 6:30-9 a.m.
  • Oromocto - Town of Oromocto Municipal Building Centre from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Here are also some helpful links to assist those without power: