(Paige MacFarlane / Submitted)

A section of  Sooke Road (Highway 14) is shut down in both directions between Galloping Goose Trail and Manzer Road due a to a fallen tree.

The fallen tree also brought down a wire just before 2 p.m Friday. According to BC Hydro, about 1,542 customers in the area are without power. Hydro crews are en route.

According Drive BC, no detour is available.

According to fire officials, there will be single alternating traffic for the next couple of hours.