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.