(BC Hydro outage map)

More than 500 homes without power in Central Saanich

A downed wire caused the outage at approximately 3:45 a.m. Monday

A power outage in Central Saanich is affecting more than 500 BC Hydro customers.

The outage, caused by a downed wire, is impacting the area east of Central Saanich Road, north of Church Road and south of Ferguson Road.

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Crews are on site and power is expected to be restored to the area around 10 a.m. Monday.

Power in the area has been off since approximately 3:45 a.m.

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