West Dorset homes have been hit by a power cut today. 

The incident is reportedly affecting the DT3 area.

According to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) power was interrupted at 1.24pm.

A spokesman for SSEN said: “Our engineers are on site. They are working to restore power by 5pm this evening.

“Nine customers have been affected by this fault.

“SSEN would like to apologise to any customers affected by this supply interruption and to assure them that we are working as quickly and safely as possible to get the power back on.”