Tamworth power outage on Sunday morning affects 1337 homes

Jonathan Hawes
Updated November 19 2023 - 9:42am, first published 9:40am
Essential Energy crews responded to reports of a fallen powerline on Carthage Street and restored electricity to 1244 homes in less than an hour on Sunday morning. Picture by Jonathan Hawes
Essential Energy crews responded to reports of a fallen powerline on Carthage Street and restored electricity to 1244 homes in less than an hour on Sunday morning. Picture by Jonathan Hawes

A fallen powerline left more than a thousand homes without electricity on Sunday morning, with residents waking up to unresponsive TVs, ever-dark light bulbs, and quickly-warming refrigerators.

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Jonathan Hawes

Jonathan Hawes

Journalist

Originally from Austin, TX. "I wasn't born in Tamworth but I got here as soon as I could!" Jonathan covers a little bit of everything, but his main priorities are Tamworth Regional Council, Business, and Property. Send story tips to Jonathan via jonathan.hawes@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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