Early morning power outage hits the Gold Coast

More than 1000 homes on the Gold Coast have woken to no power.

Around 907 properties have been blacked out in Southport, while 97 homes in Ashmore have also been affected.

The power outage struck around 5.45am on Sunday, with a number of traffic lights in the two suburbs also on flash as a result.


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It’s not yet known what has sparked the outage.

Energex crews are on scene working to fix the issue as soon as possible.