POWER POLE FIRE CAUSES POWER OUTAGE IN REGION
About 640 Ergon Enery customers in the Mareeba area lost power on Wednesday due to a power pole fire. Power was restored to customers after the fire in Biboohra, Bilwon, Emerald Creek, Emerald End, Floreat, Granite Creek and Mareeba. The outage occurred about 9.25am on Wednesday. Power was restored to most customers within an hour and all affected customers had the power back on by midday. Ergon Energy is investigating the equipment malfunction.