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Pole fires bring down power for 3,000 Winnipeg customers

About 3,000 customers were without power in west Winnipeg Wednesday morning.
About 3,000 customers were without power in west Winnipeg Wednesday morning. Manitoba Hydro

About 3,000 customers were without power Wednesday morning in west Winnipeg.

At about 10 p.m. Tuesday, crews responded to outages in Brooklands, St. James and King Edward/Murray Park.

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As of 7 a.m. two outages remained in Brooklands and St. James, with 3,116 customers without power.

The power was mostly restored by 8:30 a.m.