Monday, November 6, 2017

Downtown Prince Rupert without power Monday morning

BC Hydro is investigating the cause of a power outage that has hit the downtown core of the city, the lights flickered and went out shortly before 9 AM today, affecting an area from McBride to past the Five Corners and including all of the downtown core.

BC Hydro's website notes that a crew has been assigned to investigate the issue, with no timeline provided as to when the power may be returned.

We will update the situation as further information becomes available.

For more items related to Hydro information see our archive page here.

Update: BC Hydro now notes that the incident is related to a downed wire, the area affected has been isolated by hydro crews, with the power expected to be returned to full service by 11 AM

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