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Thousands of BC Hydro customers currently without power in Metro Vancouver

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DH Vancouver Staff Apr 08, 2019 1:04 pm

UPDATE: Shortly after 2 pmBC Hydro said power had been restored to the affected areas in both Burnaby and East Vancouver.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Thousands of BC Hydro customers in Metro Vancouver are currently without power, as crews continue to respond and work to restore the outages.

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Numerous customers in East Vancouver, as well as sections of Burnaby – including the BCIT campus – have been affected.

According to its website, BC Hydro is estimating that the majority of power will be restored by 1:30 pm. The outage is reportedly being blamed on issues with a substation.

In the meantime, the company is encouraging customers to keep up-to-date via their mobile site.

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