Hwy open, power restored

UPDATE: 2:23 p.m.

Highway 6 is open again following an earlier closure. 

The Highway closure was caused by down power lines. 

UPDATED: 10:24 a.m.

Highway 6 EW is closed in both directions due to the downed power line, according to DriveBC.

The downed hydro lines are between Campbell Road and Hollingsworth Road for 1.9 km just east of Cherryville.

There is no detour available.

Next update is expected at 11 a.m.

9:26 a.m.

About 220 households are without power southeast of Cherryville Thursday morning.

A wire is down south of Old Northfork Road, east of Richlands Road which has caused the power outage.

BC Hydro crews are working to get power up and running again as soon as possible.

There is no estimated time when power will be back on.

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