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Power has been restored to Tumbler Ridge

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Power has been restored to the community of Tumbler Ridge

The entire town has been without power since 5:30 Wednesday night.  The power was restored at 5:23 Thursday evening.

The outage occurred at a substation in a remote area, about 20 minutes outside of Chetwynd. The location prevented repair crews from access to the site until daylight today.

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One of the three power lines was discovered burned, and a faulty binding wire is believed to be the cause of the fire.

The outage occurred when a faulty binding wire caught fire in a remote location outside of Chetwynd.

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