UPDATE: 2 p.m.
FortisBC reports power has been restored to all but 113 customers. The remaining customers should have their power back on by 8 p.m. this evening.
Most of the power has been restored to SE #Kelowna after an outage due to a downed tree. Some customers remain without power, please visit our outage map for updates: https://t.co/sWyxcc0htx pic.twitter.com/h3UNXNQ174
— FortisBC (@FortisBC) November 17, 2017
A power outage caused by a downed tree in East Kelowna has affected 1,475 customers.
According to the FortisBC outage map, the outage occurred at 11:25 a.m.
“We regret any inconvenience and will restore power as quickly as possible. We have crews on the way to make repairs. We are also working to isolate the impacted section so we can restore power to most impacted customers from an alternate line. The restoration time for any remaining customers is unknown at this time and will depend on the extent of the repairs,” said Nicole Bogdanovic, of FortisBC.
There is no estimated time when power will return to customers.
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