Hot air balloon strikes power line

ELECTRICITY - ENERGY CRISIS - Power lines
ELECTRICITY - ENERGY CRISIS - Power lines
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A Carnforth resident reported a hot air balloon had struck an overhead power line, taking power out at 344 houses.

A spokesperson for Electricity Northwest said: “A local customer phoned us to tell us they had lost power and a neighbour had seen the hot air balloon strike the line.

“We were not able to trace the hot air balloon.”

The incident was at 9.09pm on May 23.