UPDATE #2: Power has been restored to northeast Grande Prairie.
UPDATE: Power to northeast Grande Prairie expected to be restored within 30-45 minutes. A backhoe hit a main feeder line. The worker inside was uninjured.
Atco Electric is estimating that 1500 to 2000 customers are without power after a line went down in the Crystal Lake area this morning.
Atco crews are just arriving on the scene, spokesperson Clyde Blackburn says they aren’t yet sure about what happened or how much damage was done.
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No word yet how long power will be out on the north end of the city.
Blackburn says they will provide updates through out the day as they work to restore power.