(BC Hydro)

A power outage has been reported in Sooke and Metchosin.

According to BC Hydro, service interruption has affected 1,511 people since 12:47 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10th.

The area affected is shown on the map above – East of West Coast Rd, West of La Bonne Rd.

The outage was caused by a tree falling across Hydro wires, and crews have been working on fixing the issue since about 1:15 p.m. this afternoon.

Click here to stay tuned for updates on the situation.