Over 14,000 customers in Northeast B.C. without power

B.C. Hydro continue to work to restore power in the region, but because of sheer number of outages, it will take some time.

In the Fort St. John area over 2,500 customers are without power and Hydro says most effected won’t see power restored until at least 5 p.m. today.

In Dawson Creek and area over 3,000 customers are without power and Hydro hopes to restore power by 3 p.m. in most areas.

Around Chetwynd there are approximately 600 customers without power.  Power should be restored to most customers by 3 p.m. today.

Hudson’s Hope has over 800 customers without power and the latest estimate shows power should be restored by 3 p.m. today.

Most of Tumbler Ridge remains without power as 1,700 customers are in the dark.  Hydro hopes to have power restored in that area by 3 p.m. today.

Remember most of the restoration times listed by B.C. Hydro are estimates and will change throughout the day.  To see the most current information about power outages in your area, visit www.bchydro.com/outages or call B.C. Hydro at 1-888-POWER-ON.