TASNETWORKS reports that a vehicle accident in New Norfolk early this morning has caused an outage affecting 2498 customers in the area. A car is believed to have knocked down a pole and brought down power lines near the corner of Hobart and Glebe Rds.
Crews are on site working to restore the electricity supply. Customers in Molesworth are likely to be the first to be restored at around 8.30am, with the remaining customers by mid-morning.
New Norfolk High School reports that it will be open today as usual.
The area affected by the outage has included Collinsvale, Glenfern, Glenlusk, Hayes, Lachlan, Malbina, Molesworth, Moogara, Mt Lloyd, New Norfolk, Plenty and Uxbridge.
UPDATE: As of 12.30pm supply has been restored to all but 11 properties at New Norfolk. Check here for status updates.