Due to equipment failure on a transmission line near Fairmont an outage is required to make urgently needed repairs. BC Hydro requires an emergency outage today, Tuesday, January 3, 2017, from 4:30 p.m. MST to approx. 5:30 p.m. MST. We are conscious of the cold temperatures today and will do everything we can to ensure the work is carried out safely and as quickly as possible.
The outage will affect about 1,500 customers in Fairmont, Dutch Creek and the surrounding rural areas.
Please pass along this information to anyone who may be affected. Thank you for helping us spread the word, and we thank our customers for their understanding during this urgent work.