Homes hit by electricity fault

More than 700 householders in south Norfolk were without electricity on Sunday evening.An EDF Energy spokesman said its engineers worked through the night and yesterday morning to repair a fault on its electricity network.

More than 700 householders in south Norfolk were without electricity on Sunday evening.

An EDF Energy spokesman said its engineers worked through the night and yesterday morning to repair a fault on its electricity network.

The spokesman said the fault interrupted power to 765 customers in the Great Moulton area at 6.20pm on Sunday.

Power was restored to 523 customers shortly after 9pm that night and the remaining customers had their power restored shortly before noon yesterday.

The spokesman said: “The interruption to power was caused by a fault in a pole box, on our overhead network. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused.”