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A power cut is affecting homes in Ingol

Posted on - 21st August, 2018 - 2:42pm | Author - | Posted in - Ingol, Preston News
Junction of Tag Lane and Oaktrees Avenue Pic: Google
Junction of Tag Lane and Oaktrees Avenue in Ingol Pic: Google

Ingol has been affected by a recent power cut earlier today (Tuesday 21 August).

A cable fault shut off power to 42 customers at around 7.30am this morning.

Electricity North West were then forced to remove power supplies to over 80 customers in order to investigate the fault.

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It is expected that the power will be restored by 3.30pm.

A spokesperson for Electricity North West said: “A cable fault caused the loss of power to 42 customers in Ingol, Preston at 7.30am this morning.

“Engineers arrived onsite and had to remove power supplies to a further 80 customers around 1.30pm to allow them to investigate further. Engineers are continuing to work onsite and we hope to have the majority of customers back on around 3.30pm this afternoon.

“We would like to thank customers for their patience and apologise for any inconvenience caused. Customers can keep up to date with the latest information on our website www.enwl.co.uk or on Twitter @ElectricityNW’.”

Electricity North West wrote on Twitter: “We’ve had to remove supplies in the #Ingol area for safety reasons. Teams are estimating to restore the #power for 3.30pm.”

You can keep updated via the live power cut information page online with the reference 40680866.

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