Nearly 50 homes left without power after tree comes down in Old Buckenham

Lincs Fire & Rescue news.
Lincs Fire & Rescue news.

Nearly 50 homes were left without power for two-and-a-half hours yesterday when a tree fell down across electrical cables in Old Buckenham.

It happened in Attleborough Road at 3.12pm. A fire crew from Attleborough attended to provide scene safety, before handing the incident over to UK Power Networks.

A spokesperson for the company said: “UK Power Networks engineers worked as quickly and as safely as possible to restore power supplies to 49 properties after a tree fell on to power cables yesterday afternoon.

“All supplies were restored at 5.45pm.