Thousands of home left without power

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Thousands of homes in the West End were left without power this evening after a cable fault at the Belmont substation.

A Belco spokeswoman confirmed that the outage occurred at 9.25pm when the firm noticed a fault in the 22kV transmission cables that feed out of the substation.

Belco crews are assessing the situation in order to restore power to the 5,000 homes affected.

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Published Aug 20, 2017 at 10:33 pm (Updated Aug 20, 2017 at 10:33 pm)

Thousands of home left without power

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