April 24 2014 Latest news:

Electricity supplies have been restored to more than 170 UK Power Networks customers in the Hempton area after they were cut off for two hours following a fire this morning.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

The fire, at 5.27am, was caused by a fault to an overhead cable fault close to Fakenham Racecourse.

The fault originally affected six customers but a further 172 customers had their power cut off at 10.40am to enable emergency repairs to be carried out.

All supplies were restored at 12.39pm.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks said: “We appreciate how difficult it is to be without electricity and apologise to all those affected.”

Fire fighters from Fakenham attended shortly before 9am to make the scene safe.

An ambulance was not requested and nobody was harmed.

0 comments

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Homes24
Jobs24
Drive24
MyDate24
MyPhotos24
FamilyNotices24
Weddingsite

loading...
Click here to read more of our digital publications

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT