700 homes without power in Burnham after builder's accident
of homes in Burnham-On-Sea were without electricity on Monday
(September 23rd) after workmen accidentally cut a main power line
into the town.
Power Distribution confirmed that 693 households were without
electricity following the interruption to supplies shortly after
the majority of homes were re-connected within a minute, 38 were
left without power near the BASC ground for over two hours.
Power spokeswoman Leanne White told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
outage was caused by a third-party accidentally damaging an underground
cable near Edithmead."
were moved to alternative supplies where possible but some were
without power for two hours," she added. The firm apologised
for the inconvenience caused.