MORE than 170 residents in BH6 have been without power since 1pm today, November 25.

SSEN engineers were carrying out works to an existing fault when a back-up generator tripped, cutting supply to 176 customers.

A spokesperson for SSEN said engineers are currently on site and hoped to get power back by 6pm.

The spokesperson added: “We’d like to sincerely apologise to our customers for any inconvenience caused by today’s fault and thank them for their patience as our engineers work to safely restore power as quickly as possible.”