The Sherbrooke Fire Protection Service was also present in the morning. The event had forced the evacuation of ten buildings as a preventive measure.
Hydro-Sherbrooke had interrupted the electricity services in the quadrangle formed by King Street West, Belvedere North, Frontenac and Wellington. As a result, some traffic lights were in flashing mode or did not work and motorists were advised to avoid the area.
The parking lots of La Grenouillère and Webster had to be closed.
As a result, classes were suspended at the Center 24-Juin, Old Sherbrooke Pavilion, until 2 pm Classes had also been suspended at the Saint-Michel Center for the King Street Building only.