FortisBC has a few planned power outages scheduled for this week.
- On Thursday, June 19 the planned power outage is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. It will affect approximately 317 customers from Clifton Road north of Rio Drive, and the northern half of Magic Estates.
The outage is required for equipment upgrades.
- From Friday, June 20 to Saturday, June 21 a planned outage is scheduled for 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. It will affect approximately 280 customers on Ethel Street, Laurier Avenue, Gagnon Place, Gordon Drive, Harvey Avenue, Saucier Avenue, Leon Avenue and Lawrence Avenue.
- On Saturday, June 21 an outage is planned from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m. It will affect approximately 233 customers on Fuller Avenue, Bertram Street, St. Paul Street and Doyle Ave.
These outages are required for new construction.
Tips for planned power outages:
- Protect your electronics, such as TVs, PVRs and computers, by using surge-protecting power bars.
- Conserve cell phone batteries.
- If you have an electric garage door opener, locate the manual release lever and learn how to operate it.
FortisBC apologizes for any inconvenience and will restore power as quickly as possible. To find out more information, visit fortisbc.com/plannedoutage or call 1-866-436-7847.