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UPDATE: Power restored for over 2,000 in Shuswap

Map shows the area affected by the power outage.
Image Credit: B.C. Hydro
May 17, 2015 - 11:09 AM

SHUSWAP – Equipment failure is being blamed for a power outage in the Shuswap which impacted over 2,000 B.C. Hydro customers for two hours this morning.

The power was back on at about 10:15 a.m., May 17, according to the B.C. Hydro website.

The lights went out at about 8:19 a.m. in an area west of Old Sicamous Road, between Salmon Arm and Grindrod and along Highway 97B, Hydro says.

For the very latest information about power outages visit the B.C. Hydro website.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 11:08 a.m., Sunday, May 17 to say power had been restored.

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