Electricity back on after power cut across Chichester

POWER has now been restored to almost 2,000 homes across the Chichester area after a blackout earlier this evening.

Thursday, 7th April 2016, 10:31 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th April 2016, 10:51 pm
Power has gone out in and around Chichester tonight

The lights went out just after 9pm in parts of Chichester, West Dean, Bosham and Fishbourne.

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In a statement earlier tonight Scottish and Southern Electric apologised for the power cut and said electricity should be back on by 11pm.

A spokeswoman said: ‘We have 1,900 customers without power. We have four engineers on site at the moment working to get customers back on’.