Stock photo of bird on a wire.

Stock photo of bird on a wire.

Bird contacting wires causes massive Port Hardy power outage

The power outage started at 1:18 p.m. and lasted until 3:00 p.m.

A bird contacting wires west of Highway 19 caused a massive power outage to hit the North Island on Wednesday, June 3.

The power outage started at 1:18 p.m. and lasted until 3:00 p.m., affecting 3297-3,300 customers in the Port Hardy area, extendin west to Holberg, Quatsino and Winter Harbour.


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