The Village of Keremeos was notified by Telus today that a planned outage in the Keremeos area will take place this evening (Aug 13) some time between 10pm and 6am. The outage is to repair damage from the recent wildfires.
Telus reports that the outage could be up to two hours, and will impact TV, internet, land line phones and cell phones, including 911 calls.
Due to the possible impact on 911 calls, the RDOS Emergency Operations Centre has made arrangements for the Keremeos Fire Hall to be staffed this evening. Anyone unable to dial 911 overnight should attend the Keremeos Fire Hall, 513-7th Avenue, to request help.
Please direct questions to Telus at 1-866-558-2273 or *611 on your Telus mobile device.