Power Outage Notice

Fortis Outage Notice Sign

There is an announced electrical outage for next Tuesday March 24, 10 a.m to 2 p.m. This will effect all customers along Coalmont Rd including Coalmont and Tulameen. Also includes customers on Blackmine [sic] Rd. Approximately 524 customers are involved.

The reason given is equipment repairs and upgrades, but another announcement posted on the web three days later indicates that they decided to do “Emergency repairs” along “Areas of Coalmont Rd, Tulameen Rd and Blackmine [sic] Rd as well. That action is purported to effect about 594​ customers.

Make sure you have plenty of water set aside, or gas in your generator so you can make a cup of coffee or flush the toilet. And, of course, don’t forget to check your email before 10 a.m.   §

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