BC Hydro planning service interruption on July 22

BC Hydro has sent notice that there will be a planned service interruption on July 22 in various parts of Fort St. John. The outage will affect areas from east of 100 Street to west of 93 Street, and north of 112 Avenue to south of 114 Avenue.

The outage will span five and a half hours from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Hydro will be making improvements to their electrical system in hopes of making the service more reliable.

Hydro asks that electrical equipment and lights be turned off during the outage to keep restoration time at a minimum. They also ask that citizens wait an hour after the power is restored before turning on multiple appliances.