cut hits 10,295 homes across Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
than 10,000 homes across Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge were briefly
plunged into the dark this evening (Sunday, March 4th) following
a widespread power cut.
cut lasted just 10 seconds, but affected homes across the Burnham
area following a high-voltage fault.
Western Power Distribution spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"A total of 10,295 homes were without power for 10 seconds
at 7.13pm after a 33,000 volt fault in our network."
homes were reconnected as quickly as possible by switching over
to our back-up supply."
added that investigations into the fault had only just begun and
a cause was not immediately known.