(Traffic lights are down at Douglas and Broughton/Submitted)

BC Hydro has reported a power outage in downtown Victoria that occurred at 5:40 p.m. on Monday, March 11th.

2,679 customers are currently without power and the outage is being attributed to a substation fault.

Traffic lights at the intersection of Douglas St and Broughton St are currently not working as a result.

Here’s a breakdown of the affected areas:

  • South of Summit Ave, North of Belleville St, West of Qadra St, East of Harbour Rd – 2,615 affected
  •  500 block Fisgard St, 500 block Herald St – 53 affected
  • North of Fort St, West of Quadra St, East of Blanshard St, South of Yates St – 11 affected

Hydro crews are en route and expect to arrive on site at 6:30 p.m.

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