Northern Rockies Regional Municipality declares local state of emergency

The Northern Rockies Regional Airport is closed at this time. 

B.C. Hydro reports more than 725 customers in the region have been without power since late last night and early this morning. Power to 111 east of the Fediq Subdivision Road and another 189 northwest of Airport Drive and southeast of 51 Street are expected to have their power restored is expected to be restored by 11 p.m. tonight. 425 to the west of Fort Nelson have an estimated restoration time of noon local time. 

Updates to the emergency situation will be available on the municipality’s website at www.NorthernRockies.ca or by calling the Municipal Emergency Operations Centre at 250-774-6121.