According to Fortis Alberta, there are multiple power outages reported on the Blood Reserve off of Highway 509 as well as in surrounding municipalities.
The cause for the power outages results from various factors of heavy snow, wind and burnt power poles and infrastructure from the grass fire that occurred on Sunday, March 28, 2021.
At this time, Fortis Alberta states on their website that the earliest estimation time for power restoration for the three affected areas will be 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021, for those areas listed above. The other two areas are estimated to have power restoration by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021, and by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Please be advised to make sure to take any necessary steps needed at this time to prepare in case the power outage is prolonged if you have been affected.To see a map of the areas where the power outage is being reported, click this link: https://service.fortisalberta.com.
Make sure to check back regularly with Fortis by phone or by visiting their website as updates are constantly being made regarding the power outages as they receive information from their field workers.
If you need assistance or would like to report a power outage, you can also call Fortis Alberta, 24 hours, seven days a week, to report your power outage at 310-WIRE (9753) or 1866-717-3113.
To keep yourself updated with the latest information regarding the power outage, you can visit the Fortis Alberta website at https://www.fortisalberta.com.