Craigavon power restored

Craigavon power restored

Power outage was caused by damage to an underground cable.

Adam Morton


Adam Morton


Power has been restored to almost 2,000 homes in the Craigavon area following a power outage at lunchtime today (Wednesday, January 5).

The power cut left the homes in the Craigavon/Brownlow areas without power at 1:10pm. Power was restored to the properties by 2:30pm.

A spokesperson for NIE Networks confirmed the power outage occurred as a result of a fault with an underground cable.

“We received reports of a power cut in the Craigavon and Brownlow areas at 1.10pm today (Wednesday, January 5),” said the spokesperson.

“The outage, which occurred due to a fault with an underground cable, affected approximately 1,900 customers.

“All of these customers had their power restored at 2.30pm.”

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