homes hit by power cut across Burnham-On-Sea area
of homes across the Burnham-On-Sea area were without power on
Thursday evening (April 8th) following a major power cut.
Power Distribution told Burnham-On-Sea.com that a total of 4,177
homes in Burnham, Highbridge and the Berrow area suffered an outage
at 7.13pm following a high voltage fault.
Chivers, spokesman for Western Power Distribution, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A total of 4,177 customers in Burnham
did experience an inturruption to power supplies lasting about
25 minutes this evening."
problem was caused by a high voltage cable fault and investigations
alarms were set off across the area and several sets of traffic
lights were knocked out of action in Burnham town centre, including
these in Pier Street pictured above.