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New mudslide near Boston Bar, power outage in Hope Wednesday morning

Two power outages hit just after 6 a.m. in the region

Wednesday started with a widespread power outage in Hope and the surrounding area.

BC Hydro reports a power outage affecting 1891 customers began at 6:18 a.m. The power was restored at 8:47 a.m. and the cause was a tree on the wires.

Drive BC is also reporting a new mudslide along Highway 1 Wednesday morning, two kilometres south of Hells Gate Tunnel. Crews are on scene and there is no estimated time of reopening.


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