UPDATE: Power restored northeast of Fort St. John

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UPDATE: Power was restored to the region as of 3:38 pm on Friday afternoon, according to BC Hydro.

FORT ST. JOHN – The power has been out in communities north and northeast of Fort St. John since 1:09 pm on Friday afternoon.

Caused by a tree downed on power lines, the outage effects approximately 1,265 customers in a wide swath of land that covers Rose Prairie, Cecil Lake, and Goodlow.

The effected area extends to Peejay.

A crew is currently onsite and power is estimated to be restored to the area at 3:45 pm Friday afternoon.

For more updates on the outage, visit www.bchydro.com/outages

This is a developing story.

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