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Power to 1,000 homes cut
9:20am Wednesday 20th March 2013 in News
More than 1,000 homes in Summertown were hit by a power cut yesterday.
The cut at 10am initially affected 1,024 homes but was restored to about half within 20 minutes.
Southern Electric Power Distribution said a fault in the underground network caused the problem.
Mobile generators were brought in and power was due to be restored to the remaining homes by the early evening.
He said: “We would like to apologise to customers affected.”
He said an investigation will be launched to find the cause of the fault.