Thetford road cordoned off due to fallen power cables

Castle Lane in Thetford has been cordoned off after winds from storm Eleanor have brought down cabl

Castle Lane in Thetford has been cordoned off after winds from storm Eleanor have brought down cables. Picture: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Archant

A road in Thetford had to be cordoned off earlier today because power cables had fallen in the stormy weather.

At just after 9am police received reports that live power cables had fallen onto Castle Lane by winds from storm Eleanor.

The road was closed by police while they awaited UK Power Networks to attend.

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It is not believed the downed cables caused a power cut in the area.

The road was cleared by 12.28pm.


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