UPDATE: Power restored in Vernon after early morning outage

This map shows the area of Vernon where 518 people have been without power since 7:17 a.m.
Image Credit: B.C. Hydro

VERNON - Hundreds of people in Vernon were without power this morning.

According to B.C. Hydro, at 7:17 a.m. today, 518 customers south of Kokanee Road and northwest of Commonage Road lost power.

Crews arrived around 9 a.m. and started working to restore power. 

The power has been restored to all affected by this early morning outage. 

- This story was updated at 1 p.m., Oct. 15 to include new information from B.C. Hydro.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston or call 250-309-5230 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

CANNINGS: The unaffordability of post secondary education
  OPINION A couple of weeks ago, students returned to colleges and universities across Canada after a long summer break. They have been working hard for months to earn enough to pay for their education, but these days t

Top News