More than 4,000 homes without power in Manly

Written by Javed Iqbal

More than 4,000 homes and businesses in Mandigon Sydney’s northern beaches, was without power most of the Sunday since the early morning hours.

Ausgrid said an underground fault was to blame and promised to have it corrected before midnight.

Thousands of properties were cut off, mostly on Manly’s eastern hill, from 6 p.m.

Manly in Sydney has been hit by a power outage.
Manly in Sydney has been hit by a power outage. (Nine)

Bear Cottage, a hospice for children, was forced to use reserve power.

More than 105 rooms at Manly’s Q Station hotel, cafe and restaurant were in the dark, forcing a number of guests to check out early.

At the Manly Skiff Club, 300 lunch reservations were canceled and reservations to see the state of origin were put on standby.

According to her website, Ausgrid said it was aiming to get the power back by 11pm.

The underground fault is at the North Head transformer station.

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