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

Power off in Winfield

UPDATE: 8:40 am

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


ORIGINAL: 6:50 AM

Many Lake Country residents woke up Friday morning with no power.

There has been a power outage to much of Winfield and Okanagan Center since approximately 1:30 a.m.

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, details of which are unknown at this time.

Hydro says crew is working on the issue and power is not expected to be restored until 3pm

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