Power outages in northern Cumberland County

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AMHERST – More than 5,700 customers are without power in northern Cumberland County this afternoon.

Nova Scotia Power reports the cause of the interruption is being investigated, with a potential time for restoration pegged at 6:15 p.m.

Approximately 2,414 of the home impacted by the outage are in the Amherst area, with another 1,334 in the Tidnish Beach to Northport area.

A further 895 in the Heathers Beach area another 850 along Highway 6 have been impacted.

If you are experiencing a power outage at your home or business please call 1-877-428-6004 to receive additional information such as cause, dispatch information and estimate restoration time.

Organizations: Nova Scotia Power

Geographic location: Northern Cumberland, AMHERST, Tidnish Beach Northport Heathers Beach

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  • Connie
    November 18, 2013 - 17:24

    I would like to know WHY the power goes off with a little wind so often? You'd think for what we pay, they could update their lines or something!