AN unplanned power cut has left Hatfield Peverel residents with no electricity this morning. 

Homeowners from CM3 2 area experienced a power cut due to a fault on a piece of electrical equipment.

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UK Power Networks, whose engineers are currently trying to fix the issue, hope the power should be restored by 11am.

Braintree and Witham Times: Map - power cut area affecting homeowners in Hatfield PeverelMap - power cut area affecting homeowners in Hatfield Peverel (Image: UK Power Network)

A spokesman from UK Power Network said: "We've had to turn off power in your area so our engineers can safely carry out emergency repairs to the network.

"The information on our website is live and up-to-date. This is the same information that our call advisors give customers over the phone.

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"Please only call us if you're in a dangerous situation or notice any damage to our equipment."

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