UPDATE: Power restored to 1,389 customers in Vernon

The power outage is affecting customers in the Okanagan Landing area of Vernon.
Image Credit: B.C. Hydro

VERNON - Power was cut to over a thousand residents on Okanagan Landing Friday morning, but was restored by 11:09 a.m.

According to B.C. Hydro, the outage occurred northwest of Okanagan Landing Road around 6:40 a.m. affecting 1,389 customers.

The cause of the outage was identified as a tree down across the power lines. Local fire crews responded to a report of sagging power lines at the same time around 9060 Tronson Road.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

—This story was updated at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 28, 2014. 

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