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More than 450 properties in Long Sutton have been without power this afternoon.

The power cut was reported to Western Power Distributon (WPD) at about 1.51pm - with engineers despatched to the town shortly after 2pm.

It estimated the power will be back on by 3.30pm.

A power cut is affecting more than 450 properties in Long Sutton. (41201319)
A power cut is affecting more than 450 properties in Long Sutton. (41201319)

The area affected includes Long Sutton Primary School.

It tweeted: "We currently have no power in school. Unfortunately, this means that the school phones are not working. We very much appreciate your patience this afternoon."

WPD said 1,116 properties had their power restored almost straight away - with 454 suffering a lack of electricity while the fault on the high voltage network is fixed.

Unconfirmed reports suggest a felled tree may have impacted on power lines after today's stormy weather.



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