Widespread power cuts in Lancashire investigated

Engineers from Electricity North West were this afternoon investigating power faults affecting more than 1,000 properties in Lancashire.

The affected area is around Preston and Garstang.

ENW tweeted : “We have removed supplies to 435 properties in #PR1 #PENWORTHAM for safety as there is damage on our cables. We will keep you updated.”

Shortly afterwards, ENW added: “We are aware of a high voltage fault in the #PR1 #GARSTANG postcode area affecting 1011 properties. An engineer is on route.”

No further details have been revealed.