BC Hydro restores power after outage hits 1000 customers in downtown Vancouver

BC Hydro is working to restore power to 1000 customers.

Power restored before 6 p.m. PT on Saturday

BC Hydro says it is investigating the cause of a power outage in downtown Vancouver that affected 1000 customers on Feb. 27, 2016. (CBC)

BC Hydro has restored power to 1000 customers in downtown Vancouver.

The utility tweeted the power was back on at 5:40 p.m. PT after it was knocked out just before noon when an underground duct was damaged. 

The outage impacted people living east of Howe Street, south of Cordova Street, North of Beatty Street and West of Columbia Street.

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