Wednesday, June 6, 2018

East side power outage leaves close to 1,000 without electricity

Power has gone out for a large portion of the east side and Industrial
Park area of Prince Rupert, the outage was reported at 4:40 PM

BC Hydro crews have been assigned to investigate a power outage on the east side of the City which has impacted on the dinner plans for close to 1,000 residents.

The power went out shortly after 4:30 in an area from 11th Avenue East to the Highway and through all of the Industrial Park.

No further details related to the incident have been provided by BC Hydro, nor has there been a time estimate as to when residents may see the power returned.

For more notes of interest from BC Hydro see our archive page.

Update: BC Hydro estimates that the power should be back on by 6:30 PM, they are listing the casue of the outage as that of a cable fault.

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