Power cuts in Epworth

PROBLEMS with overhead cables lead to a series of short-lived power cuts in Epworth today (Thursday).

Residents and businesses suffered a number of electricity cuts this morning and this afternoon with a Northern Power Grid spokeswoman confirming engineers were aware of the situation.

It is understood power was briefly cut four times, the spokeswoman explained, as a result of debris or wind afffecting the overhead cables.

Engineers continued to monitor the situation.