BC Hydro crews are on their way to a power outage near Metchosin that is affecting 1,492 customers in the area. (BC Hydro/Twitter)

BC Hydro crews are on their way to a power outage near Metchosin that is affecting 1,492 customers in the area. (BC Hydro/Twitter)

Almost 1,500 people in Metchosin area without power

BC Hydro said crews are on their way to the area

Almost 1,500 people living in the Metchosin area remain without power.

While it is not clear what caused the outage first reported late Sunday morning, BC Hydro said that crews are responding to the area.

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Recent days have seen a number of power outages across the region as it grapples with snow and strong winds.

Updates to follow.


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