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Wednesday morning power outage; power fully restored

Crews were able to fix the problem shortly before 7 am
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B.C. Hydro says powerhas been restored to 1700 customers in the Fort St. John and Charlie Lake area and extending northwest into rural areas.

Final update:

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.

 

Original story:

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.

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