Hundreds of homes left without power

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HUNDREDS of homes on a Bury St Edmunds estate have been left without power.

Engineers are trying to restore supplies to 338 homes in Moreton Hall following an underground cable fault on their high voltage network at 2.40pm today.

Initially 2,605 households were affected but power was restored to 1,117 customers within 5 minutes, to 274 customers at 3.08pm and a further 876 customers at 3.32pm.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks said: “We appreciate how difficult it is to be without electricity and apologise to all those affected.”