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More than 3,000 without power overnight in Kelowna

More than 3,000 FortisBC customers were without power for four hours Sunday, Oct. 13.
October 13, 2019 - 10:12 AM

Two separate incidents left more than 3,000 Kelowna residents without power for more than four hours Sunday morning.

According to FortisBC, wildlife caused an outage for 1,435 at about 12:13 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Power was restored to those customers at 4:07 a.m. While crews worked to restore that outage, unspecified damage caused an outage for another 1,603 FortisBC customers also at 12:13 a.m. The power was restored at 4:13 a.m.

Exact details of the two outages are not yet known.

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