As the accumulation of snow continues, accidents, trees down and power outages are being reported in Vernon.
There was a report of a pedestrian being struck around 5 p.m. near the Real Canadian Wholesale Club at 34th Street and 25th Avenue.
BX-Swan Lake fire fighters were called to a tree on fire on Wallace Road (off Silver Star Road) Thursday afternoon around 3:45 p.m.
The fire was out as crews arrived, but power was knocked out in the area. Approximately 25 customers are affected by the outage, which is expected to be repaired by 6:30 p.m.
Reports of an explosion were also made as a transformer may have blown.
Silver Star Road/48th Avenue is very slick and and traffic is slow going up the hill.
Motorists are urged to use extreme caution.