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Three power cuts hit nearly 400 homes

Electricity Northwest are working to restore power Credit: Submitted picture

Nearly 400 properties in Cumbria are without power at the moment.

Electricity North West says 179 properties in Kirkby Thore have lost power.

A fault on an underground cable is affecting 114 properties in the Whitehaven area and a further 84 homes and businesses are without power in Maryport.

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Carlisle city centre affected by power cut

515 properties are affected. Credit: PA

More than 500 properties in the centre of Carlisle are being affected by a power cut.

The problem is affecting homes and businesses in the CA3 postcode area.

Electricity North West says it's hoping to return power to the area by 1pm today.

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