Thursday, December 6, 2012

Lights Out for Port Edward and southbound

Residents of Port Edward, Oona River and Kitkatla will be without power perhaps until the dinner hour, as BC Hydro works to re-connect the communities back to the provincial power grid.

The power went out around 11 am this morning, when what is described as a high-load semi trailer snagged a low hanging Telus line, breaking two poles in the process leaving four others leaning at a dangerous angle.

In order to properly repair the trouble spot, located on the road into Port Edward, Hydro has de-energized the line, turning the power off to the communities.

You can access updates on the incident from the BC Hydro website 

CFTK TV-- Power out in Port Edward After Truck Snags Telus Wire

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