Update: Wind caused power outage in Salmon Arm

A power outage has been reported south of First Nations Road, affecting more than 3,100 customers.

  • Dec. 4, 2016 3:00 p.m.

A sign hangs in the front entrance of the Save On Foods at the Mall at Piccadilly informing customers their power is out

A power outage affected more than 3,100 customers in Salmon Arm and the surrounding area on Dec. 4.

The outage was reported at approximately 12:47 p.m. and BC Hydro crews had restored power by 1:36.

The affected area was south of First Nations Road including half of the downtown area.

stretched from According to BC Hydro the wind brought a large tree branch down on a powerline just outside the Salmon Arm substation resulting in an outage affecting 3138 customers.


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