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Nearly 2,000 customers lose power in Vernon area

A B.C. Hydro crew works to replace a pole in this undated file photo.
Image Credit: B.C. Hydro
September 02, 2016 - 12:39 PM

VERNON - A large area of Vernon and Coldstream is without power this afternoon.

B.C. Hydro says power went off around 11:25 a.m., Sept. 2, for nearly 2,000 customers.

The area affected is south of Pottery Road, north of Cosens Bay Road, west of Buchanan Road and east of College Drive.

B.C. Hydro has crews on site and as of 12:30 p.m., was estimating power would be restored around 4:30 p.m.

The cause of the outage is believed to be equipment failure.

Check B.C. Hydro for updates.

Close to 2,000 customers lost power Sept. 2, 2016 in Vernon and Coldstream.
Close to 2,000 customers lost power Sept. 2, 2016 in Vernon and Coldstream.
Image Credit: B.C. Hydro

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