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Power outage in Southampton

A utility pole fault meant some Southampton customers lost power (File photograph)

More than 300 properties were without power this afternoon after a utility pole fault.

A spokesman for power firm Belco said engineers had been sent to fix the problem in Southampton.

Belco said in a tweet: “We're aware of an outage currently affecting approx 340 customers … the outage is an isolated incident due to a fault on a utility pole.”

The firm added it aimed to “restore power to customers as soon as possible”.

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Published December 21, 2020 at 4:02 pm (Updated December 21, 2020 at 4:13 pm)

Power outage in Southampton

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