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Landslide cuts power on the south shore of Shuswap Lake


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Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2:14 PM -

A landslide cut power for residents living on Eagle Bay Road on the south shore of Shuswap Lake in B.C. Saturday night. 

Crews say the slide happened early Saturday evening, and there were no reports of injuries or damage to homes. 


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Eyewitness told the CBC that a few trees came down in the slide and took out some power lines. 

The slide was about 30 metres wide and half a metre thick. 

BC Hydro says they are working to restore power in the area. The road is not currently blocked.

With files from CBC

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