Fallen power line in Hunston leaves 14,000 without electricity

West Sussex fire SUS-140306-164242001
West Sussex fire SUS-140306-164242001

A FALLEN power line in Hunston today (October 4), left more than 14,000 properties without electricity.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue service received a call shortly after 11.30am after reports a main power line had fallen into the garden of a property.

Firefighters cordoned off the area, at Uphill Way in Hunston, and it took more than an hour to make the scene safe.

Southern Electric dealt with the issue, which left more than 14,000 properties and businesses without power for some time.