Power cut in Hereford leaves almost 5,000 residents in the dark

Ledbury Reporter: Almost 5,000 homes were without power last night. Almost 5,000 homes were without power last night.

A POWER cut left almost 5,000 Hereford residents in the dark last night.

Western Power Distribution say the fault, recorded just after 8.30pm, was caused by a fault on an underground cable and affected 4,700 people in the Whitecross and Putson areas of the city.

The majority of those affected – 4,196 – had their power restored within an hour and the remaining customers had theirs back by 1.30am this morning.

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