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Power back on after outage hits large chunk of Central Okanagan

A wide-spread power outage hit Kelowna this morning.
February 04, 2015 - 7:44 AM

KELOWNA - Only 124 customers in Vernon remain without power following an outage that affected thousands of B.C. Hydro customers in Kelowna, Lake Country and parts of Vernon.

The brief power outage started at roughly 7:20 a.m. leaving more than 7,000 people in the dark.

B.C. Hydro blames a transmission circuit failure for the outage.

In Kelowna, power was reported down in the Dilworth Mountain, Clifton Road and North Glenmore areas of the city.

More to follow.

To contact the reporter for this story, email John McDonald at or call 250-808-0143. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 8:08 a.m. to update power outage in Kelowna and new information about Lake Country power situation.

— This story was updated at 9:45 to include the latest information from B.C. Hydro.

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