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Original Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 16:12:24 +0100
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�� FarShores UFONews
Posted Jan 05.02
Man Sees UFO During Power Cut
Police were called by a Chippenham [Wiltshire, England] resident
claiming he had seen a UFO at the same time as 4,000 homes were
plunged into darkness by a power cut.
The man, who lives in Park Lane, claimed he had seen low flying white,
blue, red and orange lights on Wednesday [Jan 4].
Homes in Chippenham, Pewsham and Derry Hill were left without heat and
light when the power failed at 7.30pm.
Engineers traced the fault to an underground cable between Riverside
Drive and London Road.
A Southern Electric Company spokesman said: All but 100 of our
customers were back on by 8.45pm, with the last coming back on at
The same area suffered a power cut on December 18 when 1,500 homes
The two failures have been on cables in the same area, but Southern
Electric said the incidents were not connected.
Both are believed to have been caused by third party damage.
Story originally published by:
Newsquest (Wiltshire) Ltd via Powermarketers.com / England - Jan
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