Crews from B.C. Hydro are working to restore power to close to 1,000 customers Wednesday morning after trees came down across wires on Gabriola Island.
Power went out for some customers around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday when the wires came down.
— BC Hydro (@bchydro) August 8, 2018
The majority of those affected by the outage on the western half of the Island happened just before 7:45 a.m.
B.C. Hydro estimates power to come back on around 10:30 a.m.