More than 36,000 homes in Richmond and Delta lost power at about 5:15 p.m. PT, the utility reports.
There's no electricity to homes south of Steveston Highway, East of Gilbert Road and West of Highway 99.
BC Hydro said the cause was a fault at a substation in the area.
The utility reports that the lights should be back on by about 7:30 p.m.
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