Power fully restored to Lake Country customers

Power fully restored

UPDATE 7:56 p.m.

All Lake Country area BC Hydro customers should have power fully restored.

According to the outage map, power was restored to the remaining 1,520 customers at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Power had been out since 2:15 p.m.

UPDATE 5:47 p.m.

Power has been restored to some BC Hydro customers affected by the Lake Country power outage.

Currently, 1,520 are without power, down from the 3,335 originally impacted.

BC Hydro says a bird hitting its wires caused the outage.

Crews are on site and the power is expected to be fully restored by 7 p.m., Sunday

ORIGINAL 3:07 p.m.

Over 3,000 BC Hydro customers are without power in the Lake Country area, Sunday afternoon.

The power company is reporting an outage impacting 3,335 customers.

Power has been off since 2:15 p.m. with the outage stretching from Wilson Landing up to Killiney Beach.

A crew has been assigned, but is not yet on site. There’s no estimate restoration time and the cause is still under investigation.

A power outage affected a similar area – with 3,335 customers impacted – on Saturday. The outage lasted from 9:43 a.m. to 6 p.m. and was cause by a downed tree across wires.

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