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Update: Power restored to 1,000 Kelowna residents

FortisBC is reporting a power outage in the Ellison area of the Central Okanagan

Update: 8:37 a.m.

Power has been restored to 1,500 Fortis customers.

Original:

A power outage in Kelowna is affecting more than 1,000 residents.

According to FortisBC’s outage map, the power went out 7 a.m. affecting 1,500 residents in the Ellison area.

The estimated time of repair is currently unknown. Emergency crews responded to reports of a sparking transformer in the Old Vernon Road area this morning.

More to come.

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