Squirrel damage blamed for downtown Kelowna power outage

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KELOWNA – A small power outage in downtown Kelowna is being blamed on “squirrel damage.”

Crews are working to repair squirrel damage in the Stockwell Avenue, Fuller Avenue and Clement Avenue area, according to a tweet from Fortis B.C.

Fortis estimates about 400 of their customers are without electricity and are hoping to get the power back on before 5 p.m., the tweet says.

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