Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians
- December 24, 2018
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BC Hydro says 800 field personnel are working around the clock to repair extensive damage to its infrastructure after one of the most severe windstorm the region has seen in 20 years.
Power has been restored to more than 530,000 customers but about 66,000 across the Lower Mainland,
The utility says restoring power to the remaining customers continues to be challenging and many require individual repairs, including restringing hundreds of spans of power lines and replacing power poles and transformers.
Thursday's storm left a path of destruction, killing one woman when a tree fell on her tent in