UPDATE: Palmerston Outage

A blown fuse at one of Westario’s facilities caused the power outage in Palmerston today.

As of 3:40pm power had been restored to 1,200 customers in Palmerston.

The outage was first reported around 2:45pm.

From 2:45pm:

About 1,200 Westario Power customers in Palmerston are currently without power.

Line crews have been dispatched but both the restoration time and the reason for the outage is unknown.

Westario officials say they will provide updates as they become available.