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01/05/13: Blackburn power cut – latest information

Last night power was successfully restored to the remaining 200 homes and businesses in Blackburn following a high voltage fault at 5.30pm yesterday evening (Tuesday 30th April).

Electricity North West are sorry for the inconvenience caused and our engineers will be working to repair the underground cable fault as quickly as possible.

We would still like to ask our customers in Blackburn to conserve their electricity where possible to help reduce the electricity load on the network whilst we carry out repairs. You can help to conserve power by avoiding or minimising the use of washing machines, dishwashers, heaters, power showers and other high power appliances.

If you are a vulnerable customer or if you need more information please contact Electricity North West on 0800 195 4141.

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What happens when I have a power cut?

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We appreciate that some customers have additional requirements and may have circumstances where a priority service is needed for a variety of reasons.

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Major incident

Engineers are working to restore power to properties after severe flooding in Lancashire and Rochdale.

We are doing everything we can to restore power and we'll update you regularly on our news section and TwitterFor emergencies, please call us on 0800 195 4141.