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UPDATE: Power restored in Sidney but outage cause remains a mystery

Friday morning outage saw more than 1,700 without power
More than 1,700 residents in Sidney are without power Friday morning. (BC Hydro outage map)

More than 1,700 residents in Sidney went without power for a couple hours Friday (June 24) morning.

The power went down shortly after 7 a.m. and while it was restored by 9 the cause remains under investigation according to BC Hydro.

The outage covered the core of Sidney bound by Henry Avenue, Lochside Drive, Third Street and Canora Road.

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