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Major Power Outage in Dawson Creek


**Update – Power was restored at approximately 4:20pm.  BC Hydro now says the outage was caused by a windstorm in the area.

Over 1500 customers in the Dawson Creek and South Peace are in the middle of a power outage.

The largest power outage covers over 1400 customers and stretches from the 210 road north of Dawson Creek to the Alberta/BC Border.  The outage covers the communities of Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe and Tomslake.  At the moment BC Hydro says the outage was caused by equipment failure.

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Some people in that region lost power at 6:30am and might not see it restored until 5:30pm Sunday.  For more updates on the power outage in that region visit www.bchydro.com/outages

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