UPDATE: Power restored after Hydro out for 1,700 in the Sahtlam area

Crews have been assigned but have not yet arrive at the scene.

As of 2:19 p.m. Wednesday, the power is out for B.C. Hydro customers within the red area. (Screen grab)

*** Update***

The power has been restored

BC Hydro has confirmed roughly 1,700 customers west of Truesdale Road in Sahtlam are without power and have been since 2:19 p.m. Wednesday.

Crews have been assigned but have not yet arrive at the scene. The cause of the outage is listed as “under investigation” but most outages in the region have been related to the snowfall.

Crews were dispatched to Cobble Hill earlier in the day to restore power to nearly 1,000 other customers — that outage also as a result of the snow.

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