Cable fault causes power cuts across Carlisle
MORE than 1400 homes were hit by power cuts in Carlisle last night.
Residents in Denton Holme, Longsowerby, Currock, Harraby, Caldewgate and the Greystone Road area were among those affected.
Villagers in Wetheral and Caldbeck also reported problems.
Power went on and off several times.
For most the power cuts only lasted a few minutes, at about 9.30pm, but triggered house alarms and caused disruption.
Street lights were also affected.
Electricity North West confirmed it was a power cable fault.
A spokeswoman said: “A fault on the underground power lines in the CA2 area of Carlisle caused... read more
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