Published: April 19, 2012
Power cut to over 100 homes as line is damaged near Burnham

More than 100 people were without power near Burnham-On-Sea on Thursday (April 19th) after an overhead electricity line was cut.

Police from Burnham were called to Pound Road in Pawlett after a passing vehicle struck the line at around 2.30pm.

Western Power Distribution was called to the scene to restore the supplies, as pictured.

Spokeswoman Tracy Carr told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A total of 113 customers were without power for up to several hours while our teams dealt with the incident."

She apologised to customers for the inconvenience caused.

Pictured: Western Power Distribution in Pawlett on Thursday afternoon, where the power line was cut

 


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