Two separate power outages are affecting residents of Hope this morning after a powerful wind storm caused transmission circuit failures.
According to BC Hydro, 620 customers along the Trans-Canada Highway are affected by the outages, which started up shortly after 2:30 a.m. this morning (March 14).
Crews are still on-site trying to fix the issues.
A third power outage occurred this morning due to a motor vehicle incident at 7:30 p.m last night (March 13) in the 56000 – 56100 block of the Trans-Canada Highway.
Less than five customers are affected.