BC Hydro crews repaired damage to wires and power poles after trees heavy with snow came down across wires in recent days. McLeese Lake residents have their power back on, but several other areas are now without power. Photo submitted

More than 1,000 customers without power in Central Interior Thursday

Quesnel and Williams Lake rural areas dealing with multiple outages due to trees down

BC Hydro crews are busy currently dealing with multiple power outages in the Williams Lake and Quesnel areas.

There are currently 20 outages impacting 1,026 hydro customers in the Central Interior.

There are 356 customers without power in the Pinnacles Road area near Quesnel, and another 344 customers without power along the Barkerville Highway due to trees across wire. There are also multiple smaller outages as well.

Read More: Some McLeese Lake residents start 2019 without power

In the Williams Lake area there are 12 outages east and northeast of Williams Lake in the Horsefly and Likely areas.

The largest outage is impacting customers north of Horsefly Road, and east of Antoine Lake where 151 customers are without power due to trees down across hydro wires.


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