A power outage across areas in Prince Rupert has left over 8000 BC Hydro customers without electricity on May 10.
The outage began at 3:50 p.m. and as of 4:20 p.m., electricity was yet to be restored to 8005 customers in Prince Rupert and Port Edward.
The outage resulted from a transmission circuit failure as reported by BC Hydro on their outage map.
In a tweet, BC Hydro said that crews have been assigned to restore power to the affected areas.
Northern View has reached out to BC Hydro for a comment.
More to come…