Power cut hits two postcodes leaving 170 properties without power

More than 170 properties are without electricity this evening (March 17) after a widespread power cut.

The blackout has hit 91 buildings with a BA1 postcode, just outside of Bath, and 80 in BA16, near Glastonbury.

Western Power Distribution is reporting the issue is High Voltage -which means the outage tends to be ‘larger, affecting the wider area’.

The authority tweeted: “There is currently a powercut in street BA16 & surrounding areas.

“We are working on the issue and we estimate to have the power restored by 22:00. Apologies for any inconvenience.”

It’s estimated power will be restored in BA16 by 1am, and in BA1 by 11pm.

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