Power cut affects North Shore properties

The electricity company says that the fault at a substation discovered at around 3.30am on Thursday February 22.
The electricity company says that the fault at a substation discovered at around 3.30am on Thursday February 22.

Power has been cut to properties in North Shore following a fault, says Electricity North West.

The electricity company says that the fault at a substation was discovered at around 3.30am on Thursday February 22.

Around 32 homes in Pleasant Street, Braithwaite Street, Egerton Road and Ashburton Road have all been left without power.

A spokesman for the company said: "We would like to apologise for the inconvenience. We have a team of engineers working to get the power back on as soon as possible.

"We hope power will be re-established by 2pm."