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Whitehead power cut: Electric restored to almost 1,000 homes

Fault in underground cable blamed for power outage

Engineers have restored power to nearly a 1,000 homes after an earlier power cut.

The outage happened around 3.30pm on Friday afternoon, with 984 homes losing power.

A spokesperson for NIE said all but 40 homes now have their lights back on.

Engineers discovered the fault was in a section of 11kV underground cable, though the cause is still unknown.

Work is continuing to restore power to remaining 40 homes.

 

 

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