Tree on power line cuts power to 970 Qualicum Beach homes

BC Hydro restored power at 8:15 a.m.

About 970 Qualicum Beach homes were without power for a couple hours this morning after a tree fell on power lines. - BC Hydro photo

About 970 customers in Qualicum Beach were without power for several hours this morning (Dec. 20) due to a tree down across power lines.

Residents west of Virginia Road, south of Kaplar Road and north of Grafton Avenue were effected. The outage occurred at 5:57 a.m. and was restored by BC Hydro at 8:15 a.m.

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