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Article by Richard Duggan: Residents across the Brentwood and Billericay areas were left without electricity following an unplanned power cut this morning (Saturday, June 30).

An underground cable fault saw properties across both towns lose electricity shortly after 8.30am.

According to UK Power Networks, reports of the outage were logged by 8.40am, with power restored shortly before 9am.

The electricity cable fault caused an area-wide power cut, with locals reporting that house and shop alarms were triggered by the sudden outage.

Power has now been restored to the five areas affected by the outage.

Which areas were affected by the power cut?

  • Brentwood
  • Little Burstead
  • Hutton
  • Billericay
  • Stock

You can report power cuts to UK Power Networks by calling 0800 31 63 105.

Article by Richard Duggan, Essex Live

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