UPDATE: North Kamloops power restored

Image Credit: B.C. Hydro

KAMLOOPS - Thousands on the North Shore and in Brocklehurst woke to no power this morning after a bird contacted wires causing an outage.

B.C. Hydro is reported an outage affecting 3,173 customers as of about 5:40 a.m.

The cause was not immediately clear but was later determined to be caused by a bird contacting the wires.

Power was restored by about 7:25 a.m.

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

— This story was updated at 7:47 a.m., July 3, 2015, when power was restored.

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