Fire causes power outage in wide area of ​​Winfield in Lake Country – Kelowna News

Power out in Winfield

UPDATE: 8:40 a.m.

BC Hydro now estimates a power outage in Winfield could be restored by 11:30 am

ORIGINAL: 6:50 a.m.

Many residents of Lake Country awoke to have no power Friday morning.

Power has been out to a wide area of ​​Winfield and Okanagan Center since about 1:30 am

BC Hydro’s website says the outage affects 1,517 customers in an area north of Chase Road, around Highway 97 and east of Camp Road.

The outage was caused by a fire, the details of which are not known at this time.

Hydro says crews are working on the problem, and power is not estimated to be restored until 3 pm

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