Power outage in part of Lake Country Aug. 7. (BC Hydro outage map)

Power outage in part of Lake Country Aug. 7. (BC Hydro outage map)

UPDATE: Power restored to more than 1,000 Lake Country customers

Power came on about 1:30 p.m.; was off for approximately four hours

UPDATE 1:40 P.M. SUNDAY, AUG. 7: Power was restored at 1:30 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY

Power is out in part of Lake Country this morning (Aug. 7).

BC Hydro says 1,259 customers have been without electricity since about 9:26 a.m.

The outage is in the areas east of McFarlane Road, south of Lake Hill Way, north of Oceola Road, and west of Pelmewash Parkway.

As of mid-morning, crews have been assigned to the issue and the outage is under investigation.

No word yet on when power might be restored.

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