News

Power outage planned for Okanagan Falls

About 200 customers will be affected by Thursday
About 200 customers will be affected by Thursday's planned outage in Okanagan Falls
— image credit: Submitted

The downtown core in Okanagan Falls is expected to be without power for four hours on Thursday.

FortisBC said in an press release the planned outage is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to allow crews to replace a power pole that was damaged in a motor vehicle accident.

The utility company reminds the nearly 200 customers who will be affected to keep electronics safe using surge protectors, conserve cell phone batteries and make sure they know how to use the manual release on garage doors equipped with electric openers.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Penticton MLA gets promoted
 
Penticton families receive Christmas cheer with hampers
 
Riding the rails for the holidays
Site C dam construction to start next summer
 
Possible bomb threat at Safeway
 
UPDATE: West Kootenay pair killed in snowmobile accident
RDEK Directors officially sworn in
 
Salmo senior killed in collision
 
Tourism Kelowna loves the look of the new Super, Natural BC

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.