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UPDATE- Power was restored at 4am Tuesday.
UPDATE as of 12:05 a.m. – Hydro has updated the restoration time to 2 a.m. Tuesday. For updates visit www.bchdyro.com/outages
UPDATE as of 10:20 p.m. – There are now two power outages in Fort St. John. The second outage started just after 10 p.m. Monday and affects over 4,200 customers. BC Hydro says both outages should be restored by 12:00 a.m.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – B.C. Hydro reports a power outage in Fort St. John and the area affecting over 1,700 customers.
Power went out at around 7:45 p.m. Monday and covered most of northeast Fort St. John, stretching out to Rose Prairie. Approximately 1,767 customers have been affected.
The outage was caused by a motor vehicle collision at the corner of 86 street and 85 avenue in Fort St John. Two vehicles were involved in the collision, with one hitting a power pole. It is not known at this time if anyone was seriously injured in the accident.
As of 8 p.m., a crew has been assigned to fix the outage. There is no estimate for when power will be restored.
For updates on the outage, visit www.bchydro.com/outages or watch this post.
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