Power cut hits 1,100 properties

By a County Press reporter

Friday, February 22, 2013

 

UPDATED 16:25*

A POWER cut hit properties on the Isle of Wight this morning (Friday).

A Southern Electric spokesman said 1,100 customers in Shorwell and Newport were without power from 8:15am.

The vast majority of homes had their power restored by about 9.30am.

*Power was restored to all properties by 4pm.

A fault in the underground cable network was blamed for the power cut.

Reporter: abbyr@iwcpmail.co.uk

Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Delicious Icon

More News

1 - 2 - 3 - 4

Comments

Log-in or register to comment on this story. See our House Rules here.

By ticking "Remember me" you agree to a cookie being stored on your computer - no personal data is shared.

Forgotten your password?

Any views or opinions presented in the comments above are solely those of the author and do not represent those of the Isle of Wight County Press.

Most Read

  1. Staff devastated by care home closure

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

  2. Housing schemes approved

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

  3. Fundraising garden event called off

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

  4. Fruit and veg to grow on Isle of Wight Council land

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

  5. What's on this weekend

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

View our Elgin Traffic & Travel Map