Power cut hits Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 15:25 06 June 2008 | UPDATED: 10:44 17 June 2010

BREAKING NEWS: 2.15pm: A massive power cut has hit the centre of Sidmouth. Shops across town are closing every minute as staff find they cannot use their tills, scales and other equipment.

BREAKING NEWS: 2.15pm: A massive power cut has hit the centre of Sidmouth.

Shops across town are closing every minute as staff find they cannot use their tills, scales and other equipment.

Stores which have been particularly badly hit include those which have refrigeration units.

Our reporter says a number of banks, Boots the Chemist and New Look have already closed their doors to customers.

A spokesman for Western Power Distribution said a fault had been reported just after 2pm, and that a repair team was on its way, but could give no further details.

More news as we get it.

Have you been affected? Call 01395 515191 or tell your story at the sidmouth herald office in High Street.

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