UPDATE: Power restored to more than 5,700 customers

Image Credit: B.C. Hydro

KAMLOOPS — Expect a few people late to work and school this morning because some alarm clocks didn't go off this morning. Many people in Kamloops woke up to no power.

B.C. Hydro reported two outages affecting the Aberdeen, Upper Sahali, Knustford and Rosehill areas as well as customers further south along Highway 5A.

In total 5,719 customers were estimated to be affected by hydro wires being down. Power went out since just after 2 a.m. and about 2,200 customers saw power return just before 7 a.m. The remaining customers saw power return by 7:15 a.m.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infotelnews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

-This story was updated at 7:04 a.m., April 11.

-This story was updated at 7:16 a.m, April 11.

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