Power restored to Ottery after powercut

Ottery town. Ref sho 10-17TI 8339. Picture: Terry Ife

Ottery town. Ref sho 10-17TI 8339. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Some 2,161 Western Power customers were affected.

Power has been restored to 2,161 properties in Ottery after a power cut this afternoon.

The incident happened just before 4pm today (Tuesday, May 9) with power being restored 10 minutes later at 4.09pm.

Wester Power is currently investigating the cause of the fault.

A Western Power spokeswoman said: “At 3.59pm, 2,161 customers were affected. They were switched back on at 4.09pm.

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“We are just investigating, it’s a mixture of underground cables and overhead lines. We are investigating what the fault was.”

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