Downed power lines have blocked eastbound traffic on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Downed power lines blocking traffic on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm

Eastbound lane affected near Shell station at 10th Street SW intersection

Downed power lines are hindering eastbound traffic on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm.

Police and firefighters are at the location of the downed lines, just west of the Shell station at the Highway 1/1oth Street SW intersection.

Drive BC reports the eastbound lane as closed with an assessment in progress. BC Hydro has no outages reported for Salmon Arm.

Read more: Snowfall warning in effect in Okanagan

Read more: Animals, house parties, manhunts: Top 10 most read stories across B.C. in 2019

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

RCMP looking for people of interest in a theft in November

The Revelstoke RCMP are looking for two people of interest in the… Continue reading

City of Revelstoke proposing 6% property tax increase

The average home would see their annual bill go up around $100

Fundraiser for Australian Wildlife Rescue Service coming to Last Drop Pub on Friday

Live music events at Traverse and the Regent as well this weekend

Kelowna’s Fireside Festival focuses on diversity in its 7th year

The festival sold over 1,000 tickets to the three-day indie festival

Pregnant B.C. woman stuck in Wuhan, the epicentre of coronavirus outbreak

Woman is due to give birth in Wuhan, China unless she can get out

Taxi association asks B.C. Supreme Court to stop Uber, Lyft from operating

Petition alleges Passenger Transportation Board did not take taxis into account

Morning Start: Wuhan coronavirus vs. SARS

Your morning start for Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Majority of Canadian boards had no female members in 2016 and 2017: StatCan

Statistics Canada says 18.1 per cent of director seats were held by women in 2017

Swapping grape varieties can help winemakers adapt to climate change: UBC study

Report says 56% of wine-grape-growing regions would be lost if global climate warms by 2 C

Alberta premier wants feds to approve Teck mine for benefit of First Nations

Kenney: ‘Surely [reconciliation] means saying yes to economic development for First Nations people’

Quintet jazzes it up with Okanagan-wide talents

Justin Glibbery group brings twist of jazz and pop

Penticton Indian Band stands in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en

“We’ve lived in this area for 10,000 years, and our knowledge is being disregarded…” - Chad Eneas.

Most Read