Nearly 14,000 BC Hydro customers currently without power in Metro Vancouver

Jan 9 2020, 3:58 pm

UPDATE 3:51 PM: BC Hydro says a transmission crew is on route to the Coquitlam substation and should have 6,500 customers in Port Coquitlam restored by 4 pm. 


PREVIOUS  STORY: Nearly 14,000 BC Hydro customers are currently without power in Metro Vancouver following a motor vehicle accident involving a transmission structure this afternoon.

According to BC Hydro, the “large outage” is currently affecting customers in Port Coquitlam and Maple Ridge.

“Crews are on their way and will provide updates on restoration times once damage has been assessed and work to repair the damage begins,” said BC Hydro.

Updates on the outage can be found on BC Hydro’s Twitter and website.