Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 14°C

Search

Combine harvester causes power cut near Diss

PUBLISHED: 22:28 21 August 2015 | UPDATED: 22:28 21 August 2015

File photo by Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

File photo by Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Archant

Engineers are working to restore full power to residents’ homes after a combine harvester brought down a power line in a field near Suffolk.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to a field fire off Tottington Lane, Diss, at around 6.15pm.

The fire was caused by the combine harvester bringing down a power line.

This may have affected residents’ homes in areas with the following postcodes: IP22 1, IP22 3, and IP22 5.

UK Power staff are at the scene and attempting to fix the power line.

According to UK Power the problem will not be fixed until midnight.

Two crews from Diss Fire Station put out the fire using hose reel jets and the area was cordoned off.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

A woman in her 30s was rushed to hospital after two men dressed in black hoodies threw a mystery liquid into her face during a “random” attack.

The family of Corrie McKeague will today be out on the streets of Bury St Edmunds talking to members of the public to mark the year anniversary of his disappearance.

A man in his late 20s has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after he crashed his car in Ipswich.

A teenager who had to be freed from the wreckage of a car by firefighters following a crash in Essex today is fighting for his life in hospital.

As the deadline for Stars of Suffolk nominations approaches, organiser Mick Parker is looking ahead to the “emotional and wonderful” annual ceremony that brings together the county’s unsung heroes for one night of celebration.

An 18-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Essex has been found safe.

The BurySOUND music competition is looking for up and coming bands to sign up for next year’s event - as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Most read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24