Fernie residences experiencing power outages

Fernie residences are experiencing power outages, according to BC Hyrdo’s website.

Fernie residences are experiencing power outages, according to BC Hyrdo’s website. As of 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 5, here are two outages that are disrupting power in Fernie, with 2817 residence affected.

The first outage was recorded at 11:53 MST, reported north of Cokato Road. The outage affected 2805 residences and the cause is still under investigation.

A second outage was recorded at 12:07 MST, and affects the 1200-1300 block of Sixth Avenue. It caused 12 homes to be without power. The cause of that outage is also under investigation.

No BC Hydro media spokesperson was available to speak to The Free Press at this time.

This story will be updated as new information is made available.