UK Power Networks engineers work to restore electricity to homes in Ipswich after outage

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UK Power Networks - Credit: Archant

Homes in east Ipswich lost power early this morning.

The outage was first reported to UK Power Networks, which manages the power cables, just before 5am.

It happened in the IP4 5 area of the town, near Tasmania Road.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks said: “Engineers worked as quickly and safely as possible to restore power to 139 customers in the Ipswich area following a fault on the underground electricity network at 4.50am this morning.

“Power was restored in stages with all supplies back on at around 8.25am.


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“We understand how difficult it is to be without power and apologise for any inconvenience caused.”

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