Homes hit by power failure

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Hundreds of Lancashire homes were without power tonight after a supply failure.

Electricity North West said more than 400 properties were affected.

The firm tweeted: “We do apologise about the High voltage fault in #PR3 #PRESTON affecting 421 properties. Engineers en route to solve the issue.”

The PR3 area includes Barnacre-with-Bonds, Barton, Bilsborrow, Broughton, Cabus, Chipping, Forton, Garstang, Goosnargh, Longridge, Myerscough, Oakenclough, Pilling, Ribchester, St Michael’s and Scorton