Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

HIGH VOLTAGE FAULT KNOCKS OUT POWER IN LAKE

UPDATED: Homes and businesses in Lake are experiencing a power cut this morning (Thursday).

Around 30 postcodes in the PO36 area have been hit by the outage, which is due to a fault with the high voltage network.

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks say they are aware of the problem and engineers are now investigating.

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UPDATE @ 09:54 – Power has been restored to almost all customers, however 5 postcode areas remain without; PO36 9LX, PO36 9LY, PO36 9LZ, PO36 9NA and PO36 9NB.

Supply is expected to be restored by midday.

UPDATE – Power has been restored to all properties.

Should you encounter an issue with your power supply you can call 105 for the latest information.

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