Bury St Edmunds: Electricity is back on

Power cuts in Bury

Power cuts in Bury - Credit: Archant

Electricity has now been restored for all customers following power cuts in part of Bury St Edmunds.

A spokeswoman for UK Power Networks said following a fault on a high voltage underground cable power was interrupted to 3,482 properties in the west of Bury at about 1pm.

She said engineers worked as quickly as was safely possible to return supplies to normal for 2,127 customers within 15 minutes. A further number of customers would have seen a brief interruption of about two minutes when the initial fault occurred.

While the majority of customers had their electricity restored by 1.35pm, another 2,109 customers lost power as a result of the fault at 1.50pm. Those customers had their power returned to normal by 2.10pm.

All customers has power restored at 3.45pm.

The spokeswoman said: “We realise how difficult it can be to be without power and apologise for any inconvenience.”

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