Sunday, September 15, 2019

Derwent Valley power outage

TASNETWORKS is investigating the loss of power supply to nearly 1000 customers in the Derwent Valley this morning.

As of 11am, electricity supply was out at Glenfern, Hayes, Moogara, Mt Lloyd, Plenty, Uxbridge and parts of New Norfolk.

TasNetworks reports there are 925 customers without power and recommends they check the TasNetworks website at 12.30 for an update. See https://www.tasnetworks.com.au/outages

There are two power pole incidents in the Derwent Valley this morning, with a pole fire at Ouse and what is believed to be a collision with a pole on Peppermint Hill at New Norfolk.

UPDATE: The operators of the New Norfolk tip site at Peppermint Hill have announced that the tip is closed due to fallen power lines.

12.15PM UPDATE: Power restored to all but 135 customers at New Norfolk. Check the TasNetworks website for updates: https://www.tasnetworks.com.au/outages

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