Power outage in California Gully, Eaglehawk affects more than 1100 properties

UPDATE 8.28pm: Power has been restored to all of the properties affected by faults this evening, according to the Powercor website.

The cause of the faults is not yet known.

UPDATE 8.08pm: JUST as quickly as the outage escalated to encompass more than 1100 properties, it seems to have been restored to all but six customers in California Gully.

The source of the fault now seems to be Nelson Street, also in California Gully, and the cause is under investigation.

Powercor estimates the power will be restored by 9.30pm.

UPDATE 7.45pm: AN outage is now affecting 1108 properties in the Bendigo suburbs of California Gully and Eaglehawk.

The majority of the properties are in California Gully, with Powercor reporting 896 customers affected.

Meanwhile, 212 customers in Eaglehawk are without power.

The fault is believed have originated at Prouses Road in North Bendigo.

Powercor is investigating the cause and expects the issue to be resolved by 9.30pm.

EARLIER: MORE than 90 premises in California Gully are without power, according to the Powercor website.

A fault has been reported at Gibson Street, North Bendigo.

Powercor is investigating the cause and estimates the supply will be restored by 9.30pm.