Port Alice outages. (BC Hydro map)

Port Alice outages. (BC Hydro map)

Port Alice power outage caused by transmission circuit failure

The power is estimated to be turned back on by 12:15 a.m. tomorrow

Another power outage has hit the North Island.

Over 600 customers in Port Alice are currently without power due to a transmission circuit failure that occured before 11:00 p.m. on the evening of Sept. 29.

“Strong winds and heavy rain through the night have caused a number of outages in the northern region of Vancouver Island,” stated BC Hydro on its website.

BC Hydro listed Oct. 1 at 12:15 a.m. as the estimated time for the power coming back on to the area.

Both Port Hardy and Port McNeill currently have power.


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