Update: 8:19 p.m., Sunday, May 21st, 2023
Power has been restored to effected areas.
Updated: 3:38 p.m., Sunday, May 21st, 2023
According to BC Hydro, they have identified a downed power pole which caused the outage.
Restoration efforts are underway for customers affected by the transmission outage in the #SmithersBC, #Hazelton, #NewHazelton, and #Telkwa area. Crews completed an aerial patrol of the line & found a section of power line on the ground. Our team is on their way to the area to… https://t.co/SNpgSLmnYw
— BC Hydro (@bchydro) May 21, 2023
Crews are working to replace the pole, updating the expected power on time to 10:00 tonight.
Updated: 1:00 p.m., Sunday, May 21st, 2023
Power is expected to be on by 7:00 tonight (Sunday) according to BC Hydro.
Updated: 11:45 a.m., Sunday, May 21st, 2023
BC Hydro said crews are on scene and working to correct the outage.
About 10 thousand BC Hydro customers are without power from Telkwa to Gitanyow.
BC Hydro said the cause was a power transmission circuit failure.
The outage started at 10:40 this morning (Sunday).
According to BC Hydro, crews were assigned to correct the outage.
You can find more on the BC Hydro website.