Updated: More than 1,000 customers without power south of Kentville

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Update: 2:25 p.m.

Restoration time for the 1,186 Nova Scotia Power customers without electricity in Kings County is now estimated to be 5 p.m.

 

Update: 12:50 p.m. Dec. 30

Nova Scotia Power now says 1,109 customers are without power in Highbury, North Alton, South Alton, Welton Landing, Forest Home, Murphy Lake, Blue Mountain, Aldersville, Casey Corner, Canaan, Prospect, McGee Lake, Lake George, Lake Paul, Parker Meadows and East Dalhousie.

According to the company's website, the cause of the outage is unknown and the estimated restoration time is 2:45 p.m.

 

Update: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 30

Power has been restored in the area south of Wolfville.

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Nova Scotia Power crews are out trying to restore power to a number of Kings County communities this morning.

Lights went out around 7:30 a.m. in areas southwest of Kentville, including Highbury, North Alton, South Alton, Welton Landing, Forest Home, Murphy Lake, Blue Mountain, Aldersville, Casey Corner, Canaan, Prospect, Mcgee Lake, Lake George, Lake Paul, Parker Meadows and  East Dalhousie.

According to the power company, the outage is caused by trees falling on power lines and it estimates power will be restored just after noon.

Power is also out south of Wolfville in the Ridge Road, Gasperau, Greenfield, White Rock, Sunken Lake and Black River areas.

While the cause of that outage hasn't been confirmed, NSP predicts a 1 p.m. restoration time.

See NSP's live outage map here

Organizations: Nova Scotia Power

Geographic location: Kentville, Wolfville, Kings Highbury North Alton Alton Forest Home Murphy Lake Blue Mountain Lake George Parker Meadows Dalhousie Ridge Road White Rock Sunken Lake Black River

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