The approximate origin of the June 15 power outage which affected downtown Salmon Arm, which was reportedly caused by a motor vehicle accident.

Power is back on in downtown Salmon Arm

Outage reportedly caused by motor vehicle accident

  • Jun. 15, 2018 12:00 a.m.

Downtown Salmon Arm experienced a power outage beginning at approximately 10 a.m. June 15. The outage affected 2048 residents according to B.C. Hydro and was caused by a motor vehicle accident.

The areas affected were within southwest of 6 Street through to Shuswap Street N, between the Trans-Canada Highway and Lakeshore Drive.

While power for the majority of the area has been restored, B.C. Hydro still reports approximately 10 customers still without power. Crews are on-site and the Observer has contacted B.C. Hydro for additional information.


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