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UPDATE: Power restored to Fraser Coast homes

UPDATE (SUNDAY 8.53AM): POWER has been restored to Fraser Coast homes after hundreds of homes went dark on Saturday afternoon.

Ergon crews worked through the night to restore power to homes affected in Hervey Bay, particularly around Scarness, Kawungan and Torquay.

About 715 homes were affected during the outage.

Ergon claims the loss of supply was due to "damage requiring emergency repairs."

EARLIER (SATURDAY 6PM): A POWER outage has affected about 715 homes across the Fraser Coast on Saturday afternoon.

Houses in Maryvale, Torquay, Wondunna, Scarness and Kawungan have been left without power due to "damage requiring emergency repairs" as of 3.57pm.

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Ergon crews are working on site to restore power.

It is not known when power will be restored.

More to come.



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