Traffic in the downtown core was reduced to alternating traffic as RCMP attended to downed power lines near the Highliner Inn.
2nd Ave. West was reduced to alternating traffic as one line lay across the sidewalk, while while 7th Street and the adjacent was closed entirely with a live line hanging from a pole and resting on the pavement. As of 11:30, guests at the Highliner were without power.
BC Hydro has been contacted but did not immediately arrive on scene. The cause of the downed lines remains unclear.
Look for more on this story as it becomes available.