AROUND 60 homes in Southsea are currently out of power because of a fault with underground cabling.
Homes in Napier Road and Gains Road powered by SSE have been without electricity since 4.30pm.
A spokesman for the energy company said a specialist should be on site by around 8.15pm, with excavation having to take place to find the fault before it can be fixed.
He said: ‘We sent an engineer out as assess the fault and replaced some fuses at the substation.
‘It has been found to be a fault with underground cabling. We have a specialist en-route.
‘To get to the fault there will have been be some excavation work but there will be an engineer there shortly.’