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Posted: February 9, 2016

Planned power outage upcoming

A power outage is planned by BC Hydro for the ?aqam area (St. Mary’s Band), for a four-hour period, on Feb. 17.

BC Hydro explains it has to switch off power in the area for about four hours while they conduct system maintenance.

“To keep our crews and the public safe, power must be switched off while we complete this important work,” BC Hydro noted in a public statement.

The area to be impacted by the outage is the St. Mary’s Band on Mission Fort Steele Road, Mission Road north of the St. Mary River, and the eastern end of Mission Wycliffe Road.

The outage will occur on Wednesday, February 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hydro added that if temperatures are below -20 C the outage will be cancelled.

To protect your equipment from damage during the outage, please turn off all lights, electrical heaters, major appliances and unplug all electronics.

Go to www.bchydro.com/outages or call 1 888 POWERON (1-888-769-3766) for more information.


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