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Homes in Horsham suffer power cut following explosion
3:10pm Saturday 27th July 2013 in News
Almost 2,000 homes were left without power following an explosion at an electricity substation.
Firefighters were called to Heath Way in Horsham shortly before 8.30pm on Friday following reports of smoke coming from the substation.
The incident affected 1,839 properties in the area.
Engineers from UK Power Networks restored supplies to most customers within 10 minutes and a further 206 got their power back just after 9pm.
The remaining 218 had their electricity restored at 2.05am on Saturday.
A company spokesman said: “We appreciate how difficult it can be to lose power and would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused by this incident.”
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