9:37am Friday 25th May 2012
By Emma Innes
Nearly 3,000 homes and businesses in Golders Green suffered a power cut yesterday evening.
At 4.06pm there was a fault on a high voltage underground cable which caused 2,899 energy customers to lose power.
Electricity supplies were restored to 1,603 customers within five minutes, to another 595 at 4.50pm and a further 660 at 5.20pm.
The remaining 41 homes and businesses, which were in the Finchley Road area, had their power restored at 6.20pm.
UK Power Networks said: “We appreciate how difficult it is to be without electricity and apologies to all those affected.”
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