Power cut affects hundreds of Preston homes

Hundreds of homes across Preston were left without power on Sunday evening.

Sunday, 11th December 2016, 4:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:37 pm

Electricity North West tweeted to say 1,735 properties were off supply in the PR2 area of Preston, at about 5.30pm on Sunday.

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They apologised to residents and said a team was due to be on site as soon as possible to restore supplies, after a fault had caused the outage.

There were reports of power out in the Blackpool Road area of Lea and Ashton.