More than 850 homes without power near Diss
PUBLISHED: 17:13 27 February 2020 | UPDATED: 17:14 27 February 2020
More than 850 homes have been affected by a power cut near Diss.
UK Power Networks became aware of the problem at 3.29pm on Thursday, February 27, after a fault was discovered on a high-voltage overhead electricity line.
Engineers are on site, while attempts were also made to reconnect some homes remotely.
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However, these attempts failed, and there are currently 869 homes without power - many appear to be in and around the village of Brome, just south of Diss.
A spokesperson for UK Power Networks said: "We're sorry for any disruption this may have caused. We didn't know in advance there would be a power cut, but now that we know, our teams will do everything they can to get power back quickly."
They also said that they had received reports of a grounded overhead cable, and a team has been sent to further investigate.
It is estimated that power will be restored to all homes by 6pm, although this could change.
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