Experts investigate the cause of a fire which blacked out 3,800 customers in Malmesbury and Tetbury areasWritten by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald
EMERGENCY services and engineers from Scottish & Southern Energy are investigating the cause of a fire which blacked out 3,800 customers earlier today.
HUNDREDS of homes in the Malmesbury and Tetbury areas suffered a power black out.
Scottish and Southern Electric said: "We have received a report of possible damage to our overhead network this evening.
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