Power cut affects over 1,700 properties in Branston area

More than 1,700 properties in the Branston area near Lincoln have experienced a power cut this afternoon.

An issue was first reported by Western Power Distribution at around 1pm on Friday, September 22.

The cut is said to have affected a total of 1,725 properties in the LN4 1 and LN4 4 postcode areas.

Engineers have said the cause was a failure on a piece of equipment on the overhead network.

They have now said a fix is being rolled out and all bar a few properties should begin to see their power restored.