Weather front causes blackouts overnight in Perth

AROUND 50,000 Western Power customers across Perth were affected by blackouts last night caused by pole damage from a weather front.

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Moisture and humidity causes pole top fires

 
The utility said crews who were scheduled to complete other planned work were  directed to repair the damage and ensure safe restoration of power as quickly as possible.

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