Ilford plunged into darkness following power cut

AN INVESTIGATION into a series of power cuts which left 1500 homes and businesses in darkness is under way.

UK Power Networks confirmed there had been a loss of power in High Road, Ilford this afternoon.

A spokesman said: “About 1500 power supplies have been interrupted from 4.42pm, and some further customers saw a brief loss of supply lasting a few minutes.

“We would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused and assure customers that we will restore power supplies as quickly as is safely possible.”

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