[UPDATED] Nearly 1,300 customers without power in Gastown and East Vancouver

Oct 27 2016, 5:00 pm

UPDATE 11:15 AM: Power has been restored.

Original story:

BC Hydro crews are currently investigating the cause of a power outage in downtown Vancouver that has left nearly 1,300 customers in the dark.

The outage occurred at around 9:45 am on Thursday morning, and is affecting most of Gastown and extends into Strathcona and Hastings-Sunrise.

Image: BC Hydro

Image: BC Hydro

Crews estimate they’ll have the power back on by 10:45 am.

More to come…