More than 1,400 BC Hydro customers were briefly without power Sunday afternoon when trees fell on wires in the area. (File Photo)

More than 1,400 Oak Bay homes briefly without power after trees fall on wires

Power restored quickly by hydro crews

A portion of Oak Bay Avenue was closed Sunday while BC Hydro crews repaired downed lines in the area.

READ ALSO: B.C. Hydro applies for rare cut in electricity rates next year

Around 1 p.m. more than 1,400 hydro customers were suddenly without power thanks to trees down across wires. The area east of Hampshire Road, north of Beach Drive and South of Bowker Place was impacted.

BC Hydro crews restored power around 2:30 p.m.



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