Firefighters on scene of power line fire Lake Kathlyn area

Firefighters on scene of power line fire Lake Kathlyn area

Power outage localized as Smithers Fire and Rescue await BC Hydro crew

UPDATED:

BC Hydro is now on the scene of a tree fire on a hydro wire west of Smithers.

Smithers Fire and Rescue responded to a call just before 7:30 this morning about the downed tree on Pinecrest Road, which is off Kroeker Road near Lake Kathlyn. Firefighters monitored the situation until the fire went out and a hydro crew arrived just after 8:30.

The power line remains intact and a precautionary power outage is localized to a small number of BC Hydro customers in the neighbourhod.

The fire department has cleared the scene.

 

Firefighters on scene of power line fire Lake Kathlyn area