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UPDATE: Power restored to residents north of Prince George

More than 5,100 B.C. Hydro customers were in the dark this morning (March 11)
Power outage north of Prince George on March 11, 2019. (via B.C. Hydro/Google Maps)

11:30 a.m.

B.C. Hydro crews have restored power to customers living north of Prince George.

More than 5,100 residents had a blackout for nearly an hour this morning (March 11).

The cause of the outage remains under investigation.

Nearly 70 homes are still in the dark, but this is because of a planned power outage by B.C. Hydro.

This includes those living east of Kelly Road, west of Madill Road, south of the Hart Highway, and north of Austin Road. 

10:15 a.m.

A large power outage has occurred in Prince George.

More than 5,100 B.C. Hydro customers in the Hart region and further north are experiencing a blackout as of 9:48 a.m. this morning (March 11).

According to the power company, the outage, which is under investigation, ranges from north of P.G. Pulp Mill Road to south of Turner Road and west of Shelley Road.

Crews are expected to arrive on scene at 11:15 a.m.

We'll bring more information as it becomes available.


Kyle  Balzer

About the Author: Kyle Balzer

Kyle Balzer graduated with distinction from BCIT's Broadcast & Online Journalism program in 2016. Since moving to Prince George, he has covered a variety of stories from education & Indigenous relations, to community interests & sports.
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