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UPDATE: Nearly 1,400 start first day of school without power in Kamloops

Nearly 1,400 customers are without power in Kamloops this morning, Sept. 8, 2015.
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September 08, 2015 - 6:45 AM

UPDATE: 7:16 A.M., SEPT. 8, 2015

B.C. Hydro reports power was restored shortly after 7 a.m.

6:46 A.M., SEPT. 8, 2015

KAMLOOPS - ‘My alarm clock didn’t go off’ could be a legitimate excuse for nearly 1,400 people on the first day back to school after an equipment failure left a swath of Kamloops residents without power this morning.

B.C. Hydro is reporting 1,391 customers without power in the Lower Sahali, Downtown, West End and Southgate areas.

Power has been out since about 4:40 a.m. and is expected to be restored by 7:30 a.m., according to B.C. Hydro. The outage is being blamed on an equipment failure.

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

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