POWER OUT: More than 1000 customers at Toormina have had their power cut.
POWER OUT: More than 1000 customers at Toormina have had their power cut. Mike Knott BUN291217POWER1

Power restored after outage affected more than 1000

UPDATE 11.30AM: POWER has been restored to Toormina after this morning's unplanned outage.

An Essential Energy spokeswoman said a tree branch had fallen over power lines on Toormina Ave, causing the outage.

She said the outage affected 1400 customers.

ORIGINAL: MORE than 1000 Essential Energy customers are without power.

The unplanned power outage hit Toormina at 10.49am, affecting 1391 customers.

Crews are investigating the cause.