Power cut hits electric supply in 2,000 Dorset homes
Thousands of homes experienced a power cut in Dorset yesterday.
Two thousand homes in Weymouth were affected. Engineers from South Electric power distribution worked to restore the power to most of the homes within an hour.
A company spokesman said: “The fault occurred just before 9am. It initially affected just under 2,000 customers.” Three quarters had power back in eight minutes.
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