DriveBC reports that Highway 6 is closed near Cherryville.

UPDATE: Power restored, Highway 6 clear in Cherryville

More than 200 customers were without power, Highway 6 was closed in both directions

UPDATE, 1 p.m. Thursday:

Power has been restored and Highway 6 has been cleared in Cherryville.

The highway, between Campbell Road and Hollingsworth Road (near CreightonValley Road) was closed for approximately three hours due to downed power lines. The road is now clear and open in both directions.

BC Hyrdo crews also restored power to approximately 200 residents who were cut off for approximately three hours. There are still approximately eight residents without power, which is expected to be restored by 2 p.m.

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Downed power lines in Cherryville have closed Highway 6 and left more than 200 residents in the dark.

DriveBC reports that the highway is closed in both directions between Campbell Road and Hollingsworth Road (approximately five kilometres east of Cherryville, near Creighton Valley Road).

See also: Trans Canada Highway closed at Rogers Pass

Wires are down and BC Hydro reports that power has been off since 8:50 a.m. for 218 households south of Old Northfork Road and east of Richlands Road. There is no estimated time yet of when power will be restored.


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BC Hydro reports 218 customers in Cherryville are affected by a power outage.

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