Power outage leaves 1,500 Vernon residents in the dark

Power outage leaves 1,500 Vernon residents in the dark

BC Hydro restores Westside Road outage within an hour

Power was out for more than 1,500 North Okanagan residents Wednesday morning.

BC Hydro crews were quick on site to investigate the outage off Westside Road near Vernon.

The outage was first reported at 8:21 a.m. Nov. 20 and restored by 9:24 a.m.

A total of 1,536 customers were affected.

This is the second time in just five days that Westside residents have been left in the dark.

A motor vehicle accident Saturday, Nov. 16 cut off power for nearly four hours starting shortly before 6 p.m. for 1,535 residents.

The same evening a tree across wires shut down power for 54 Spallumcheen residents for three-and-a-half hours.

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