Power cut due to tree branches bringing down overhead cables in Flowton

An aerial shot of Bramford.

An aerial shot of Bramford.

More than 250 homes lost power this evening due to emergency repair work by UK Power Networks.

The problem affected properties in Bramford, Great Blakenham and the surrounding areas.

UK Power Networks turned off electricity supply to 259 properties after overhead cables were brought down by tree branches in Flowton just before 7.30pm.

Engineers arrived at the scene at around 8.30pm and restored power to most properties.

The remaining 21 properties were restored at 10.23pm.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks said: “We apologise for any inconvenience caused.”