hits 450 homes in centre of Highbridge
power cut left 450 homes in Highbridge without electricity on
Wednesday evening (September 21st).
went off at around 5pm and the cut lasted over an hour for some
homes and businesses surrounding Market Street.
fire brigade was also called to the town when the power cut set
off fire alarms at a property in the street, as pictured here.
spokesman for Western Power Distribution told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A total of 457 customers in Highbridge
experienced an interruption of power this evening after a high
voltage fault. The cause of the power cut is still being investigated."
added: "We apologise to customers for any inconvenience caused."