Collision causes power outage in Charlie Lake

UPDATE – BC Hydro says power should be restored to the area by 1:30.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A collision near Mile 55 of the Alaska Highway has knocked out power to over 300 customers in the area.

The power outage started just before 5 a.m. Saturday and is effecting 357 customers along the Alaska Highway in Charlie Lake.

The power is out from the Golf Course Road to approximately Becker Hill Road.

There is no estimate for when power will be restored, but B.C. Hydro does say a crew is on site working to restore the outage. reports a vehicle incident occurred early Saturday morning near Bluebird Road and the Alaska Highway.

At this time we do not have any specific information about the collision. If you have information you can share, email

We will update this post as we get more details from officials.


Sign Up for Daily Text Messages

Energize your day with our daily text message about local news. Once a day, Monday to Friday, we will send out the top stories of the day. 

This site uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Scroll to Top