Several hundred homes and businesses in west Auckland were left without electricity just before lunchtime after a power pole suffered a fuse failure.

More than 262 properties had their power cut around 11.20am when a pole on Brigham Creek Rd blew a fuse.

Fire Service northern shift manager Scott Osmond said crews attended the incident but handed over to linesmen to repair.

A Vector spokeswoman said as a result of the incident there was a partial feeder fault that cut electricity to parts of west Auckland.

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She said smoke was some coming out of the pole but there were no flames or explosion.

Power was restored just before 1pm.