UPDATE: 9:45 pm
BC Hydro crews have restored power to all but 860 customers in the area from Ta Ta Creek To Skookumchuck.
Crews are on-site.
A downed line caused the outage.
ORIGINAL POST: 8:49 pm
BC Hydro personnel are en route to four separate power outages in the East Kootenay.
Power went out just before 7:00 pm in a number of communities.
The power outage is impacting 860 hydro customers from Ta Ta Creek to Skookumchuck, 1,197 in the Fairmont Hot Springs area and 844 around Canal Flats.
BC Hydro reports a line is down causing the service interruption in those instances.
The cause of an outage for 383 customers around Columbia Lake is under investigation.