Car causes Barnstaple home blackout

EMERGENCY services were called after an empty car rolled into gas and electricity meter boxes on the side of a house in Barnstaple yesterday afternoon (Saturday). Police contacted a fire crew from Barnstaple, as well as engineers from Western Power Distri

EMERGENCY services were called after an empty car rolled into gas and electricity meter boxes on the side of a house in Barnstaple yesterday afternoon (Saturday).

Police contacted a fire crew from Barnstaple, as well as engineers from Western Power Distribution after the supply was severed at the property in Hawley Close at around 5pm.

Fire crews made the supply safe using small tools and left the incident in the hands of Western Power.


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