Strong winds leave thousands without power in the Peace Region

A second large outage is also in the South Peace.  Over 970 customers are without power in an outage that stretches along the Hart Highway West of Dawson Creek.  Both outages should be restored by 10 a.m.

In the Fort St. John region there are several small outages, but only one large one affecting just under 300 customers.  That outage runs along the North on the Alaska Highway starting Charlie Lake.  That outage should be restored by 12 p.m.


For a full list of all the power outages in this region, visit


It’s safe to say all the outages have been caused by strong winds that started overnight.  The strong winds should die down by late Sunday morning.