BC Hyrdo outage map shows a section of Clearwater without power, Sunday, April 18. (BC Hydro)

BC Hydro confirms outage caused by wind storm in Clearwater

Residents are reporting their service has been restored, but the cause is not yet known.

UPDATE:

BC Hydro has confirmed that the power outage that affected 149 households is fixed and was caused by a fallen tree due to heavy winds.

EARLIER:

Residents in Clearwater are reporting they once again have power in their homes.

The BC Hydro outage page shows about 20 customers still without power.

The Times has put in a call to BC Hydro for a cause to the outage.

Clearwater residents are without power, just a few weeks after a blackout stretched across the North Thompson Valley.

The power outage effects 149 customers (or households) in the Clearwater area, a BC Hydro spokesperson confirmed.

While there are no details about the cause or how quickly the power will be turned on, the company’s outage website notes the estimated time of re-establishing service is 10:30 p.m.

Crews have been assigned to investigate.



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