BC Hydro crew replacing a power pole. (BC Hydro photo)

BC Hydro crew replacing a power pole. (BC Hydro photo)

Powerful windstorm causes power outages throughout Hope

BC Hydro reports transmission circuit failure

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.

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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.



ronan.p.odoherty@blackpress.ca

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