Some 2,039 Saanich customers were without power on the morning of April 23. (Screenshot via BC Hydro Outage Map)

Some 2,039 Saanich customers were without power on the morning of April 23. (Screenshot via BC Hydro Outage Map)

UPDATED: Power restored after morning outage in Saanich

BC Hydro says equipment failure caused the Friday morning outage

An outage in Saanich’s Royal Oak neighbourhood left some 2,039 BC Hydro customers without power Friday morning.

The electricity shut off just before 7 a.m. on April 23 and impacted homes and businesses on both sides of the Pat Bay Highway – between Hector Road and Thistlewood Drive, and Warren Place up to Beaverdale Road.

The BC Hydro outage map, attributes equipment failure for the downed service. Crews were on site as of 10 a.m. and power was restored around 11:30.

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