Update: Power knocked out for 2,700 in Kelowna

FortisBC is working to restore power to area south of the highway Tuesday afternoon.

Update: 2:40 p.m.

According to the FortisBC outage map, power was restored to the area by 2:14 p.m.

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Original: 2:10 p.m.

FortisBC is currently working to restore power to 2,766 customers in Kelowna.

Power went out the more than 2,000 customers just after 2 p.m. The outage affects businesses and residents south of Harvey Avenue between Pandosy Street, KLO Road and Benvoulin Road.

The type of outage is being called a repair and there is no current estimated restoration time.

One witness reported hearing a loud bang in the area before power went out.

The Capital News has a call into FortisBC.

More to come.

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