Updated 12:12 PM Thursday, August 15-
Power has been restored.
Updated 11:55 PM Thursday, August 15-
BC Hydro know believes the cause of the outage was a bird striking the power lines.
They expect to have service restored by 12:15 PM.
BC Hydro is currently responding to a power outage in the Merritt area reportedly affecting 1,750 customers.
Crews are on scene and investigating the issue.
More to come
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