June 7, 2019 10:25 pm
Updated: June 8, 2019 12:26 am

Tree removed from power line, electricity restored in Vernon

Power has been restored to Vernon residents living near Okanagan Lake.

Courtesy: BC Hydro
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UPDATE: BC Hydro crews have restored power to residents and business affected by an outage on the east side of Okanagan Lake in Vernon.

A tree had fallen on power lines in the area and has been removed, according to the BC Hydro website.

ORIGINAL STORY: 

The power is out to more than 1,050 homes and businesses in Vernon.

The outage, reported by BC Hydro at 6:58 p.m., affects residents in a large swath of land west of Commonage Road and South of Tronson Road.

It is not yet known what caused the power to go out in the area.

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BC Hyrdo said a crew has been assigned to the outage but has yet to arrive on scene and determine when power can be restored.

Updates on the incident can be found on the BC Hydro website linked here.

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