The service disruption has also affected 911 service.
“At the moment, there is no way to reach 911 in the entire area,” said Spiritwood RCMP in a statement. “Residents in need of police services will have to drive to their local detachment.”
The area without services is estimated to be from Spiritwood:
- To the north up to Chitek Lake
- To the south down to Rabbit Lake
- To the east to Debden
- To the west: unknown
Police says it’s unknown when services will be restored.
Spiritwood is located about 120 km west of Prince Albert.