And then the lights go out

Throughout Sunday afternoon the lights had flickered occasionally across the city, but at 5:11 pm a wide swath of downtown Prince Rupert was thrown into darkness as a widespread power failure occurred in the downtown core.

The BC Hydro reporting map outlines a stretch of the downtown area from McBride Street to just past 11th street as in the dark, also affected by the main power outage was an area from the waterfront to 7th Avenue West, power was expected to return by 9 pm.

In a separate outage, a small patch of Atlin Avenue further west where the power went out a close to 6 pm and won’t be back on until 11 pm…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 7371464443 )-