POWER OUTAGE: Toormina Without Power
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Power has been restored to the Toormina area following a short outage.
Triple M spoke to a representative from Essential Energy who confirmed that supply was restored at 2:39pm.
According to their spokesperson, the network sensed a fault and switched off the supply for safety precautions.
A report from a customer alerted crews to wildlife in the network. Following it's removal, the service was restored.
More than 1300 homes and businesses are without power in Toormina this afternoon.
Just before 2pm traffic lights in the area also went into darkness. One witness saying they heard a loud noise just moment before the outage.
"Heard a band and it went off", Triple M listener Paul said.
Areas include Toormina Road from Lyons Road to Sawtell Road, and surrounding streets.
Essential Energy are investigating the issue.