June 6, 2011
power cut hits 10,000 Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge homes
power cut left 10,000 homes in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge briefly
without electricity on Monday morning (June 6th).
went off at 7.37am and the cut lasted just a few seconds before
being automatically reconnected.
Evans, spokesman for Western Power Distribution, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Customers in the Burnham area experienced
a short interruption of 15-20 seconds this morning."
automatic system detected the fault and kicked in to quickly restore
supplies. A helicopter was flown along lines in the area but no
fault was found."
added: "We apologise to customers for the inconvenience caused."