Wicklow Fire Service called out and power disruption following stormy night

Wicklow Fire Service have been called out this morning as windy weather overnight has led to ESB disruption.

Crews from Greystones attended to a road in Templecarraig, Greystones as a fallen tree landed on an ESB powerline.

The road is currently closed while crews from the ESB repair the line.

A number of homes and businesses in Kilcoole are without power this morning, as two faults have been reported.

Approximately 562 customers are affected by the outage, with the ESB estimating restoration by 11am.

Following a night of stormy weather the ESB are urging people not to approach fallen electricity wires as they are live and dangerous.

The ESB emergency number to report fallen cables can be contacted on 1800 372 999.

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