Normal power resumes after explosion

NORMAL network power supplies have been reinstated to homes in a Suffolk town where thousands of people were left without electricity after an explosion and fire at a sub-station.

NORMAL network power supplies have been reinstated to homes in a Suffolk town where thousands of people were left without electricity after an explosion and fire at a sub-station.

The power cut was caused by a fire at a sub-station in Bungay on Friday.

A brewery and Cley's printers, which produces JK Rowling's Harry Potter books, were also affected.

EDF Energy said engineers had removed the first temporary generator reinstating 185 homes to the national network yesterday.

It said the remaining generators would be removed as soon as possible.

Work to the sub-station continues and once investigation work by the Health and Safety Executive is completed, engineers from EDF will assess the damage.

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The energy company is also conducting its own full investigation into the cause.