Power cuts affect households across the Lancaster district

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HOUSEHOLDS in the Halton area lost electric power for up to an hour on Saturday night, with others across the district experiencing in intermittent power cuts.

A fault in an underground cable at around 10.13pm caused the lights to go out in forty six properties in Halton, while households in Heysham, Morecambe and Lancaster were also affected.

Engineers were called out and the problem was fixed around 11.12pm.