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Fortis B.C. keeping customers in the dark

Image Credit: Fortis BC
April 12, 2014 - 1:33 PM


KELOWNA – Hundreds of Fortis B.C. customers will be without electricity over the coming days as the utility turns off the juice on purpose.

The planned power outages are scheduled for Sunday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 15.

On Sunday from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., the power will be turned off to over 600 customers so Fortis crews can hook-up a new development.


Impacted area for Sunday's outage:
- Richter Street
- Coopland Crescent
- Raymer Avenue
- Curts Street
- Kinnear Court
- Kinnear Avenue
- Ethel Street
- Morrison Avenue
- Patterson Avenue
- Wardlaw Avenue
- Pandosy Street
- Francis Avenue
- Birch Avenue
- Guisachan Road
- Grenfell Avenue

A substation safety upgrade means no electricity for over 1,200 customers in the South Crest, South Ridge, the Ponds and Upper Mission area. The power will be cut from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Fortis says the outage also affects 37 customers on Frost Road, Gowen Place and Treadgold Court from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Map of Tuesday's outage area

Image Credit: Fortis BC
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