Power to the area has now been fully restored.
6:30 am update:
A crew is en route.
B.C. Hydro is reporting an estimated time of arrival of 7:20.
6:15 am update:
B.C. Hydro has now assigned a crew to the outage.
There is still no indication of a cause or a time when power might be restored.
B.C. Hydro is reporting a large power outage this morning covering an area northwest of Fort St. John.
According to the company's website, 1700 customers have been without electricity since 5:31 this morning.
At this point, there is no indication what is behind the outage.
The area affected includes a section of Fort St. John and Charlie Lake and extends out rural areas along Highway 29 including Bear Flat.
B.C. Hydro is investigating.