A power pole has fallen on a house in Smith Street, West Gladstone.
A power pole has fallen on a house in Smith Street, West Gladstone. Mike Richards GLA091118POLE

UPDATE: Estimated time of restoration after power pole falls

2:00PM: ERGON Energy advises there are 211 properties currently without power, after a supply pole was found leaning on top of a house.

They estimate power should be restored to properties by 7.00pm tonight.

Properties on the following streets are affected:

  • Busteed St
  • Byrne St
  • Harvey St
  • Lomas St
  • Matson Cres
  • McCrudden St
  • Mellefont St
  • Morley St
  • Norris St
  • Paterson St
  • Patrick St
  • Piper St
  • Rigby Cres
  • Smith St
  • Upper Piper St

EARLIER: THE QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services are responding to reports of a power pole leaning on top of a house in West Gladstone.

Crews are on the scene at a property on the corner of Byrne and Smith Street.

Roads will be closed, and Ergon crews are also on the scene.

This is a breaking news event, more to come.



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