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Power outage planned from Telkwa to Highway 37

BC Hydro is planning a massive power outage on April 21st due to an at-risk power pole. 

Power will be cut at about 8:00 that morning and it is expected to remain off for the remainder of the day. 

Communities affected include: 

  • Telkwa 
  • Smithers 
  • Witset 
  • New Hazelton 
  • Hazelton 

A statement from BC Hydro said those affected would also receive an automated phone call, email, and postcard prior to the outage. 

This is to replace and relocate a power pole currently at risk of falling into the Bulkley River with upcoming snow melt.

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