Six hours of power cut disruption in Eastbourne overnight

Eastbourne residents were hit by power cuts last night.

Sunday, 18th November 2018, 10:10 am
Updated Sunday, 18th November 2018, 11:26 am
Power supply was disrupted for several hours (stock image)

According to UK Power Networks a fault was reported at 7.06pm yesterday evening.

Six postcodes in the Eastbourne area were affected and 30 calls were received, the company said.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks said: "An underground electricity cable faulted on our high voltage network, causing an area wide power cut."

Power was restored at 1.27am today.