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‘We can’t help mother nature unfortunately’ - Supermarket forced to close during power cut

PUBLISHED: 13:55 11 August 2019 | UPDATED: 13:55 11 August 2019

A Morrisons store in Beccles was forced to close on Saturday (August 10) after a tree fell on a power line. Picture: Google Maps.

A Morrisons store in Beccles was forced to close on Saturday (August 10) after a tree fell on a power line. Picture: Google Maps.

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A supermarket was forced to close its doors after a tree fell on a power line.

The Morrisons store in Beccles had to turn customers away on Saturday (August 10) due to a power outage which affected a number of businesses in the area.

A tree had fallen on a power line alongside the A146 between Beccles and Lowestoft during high winds.

Power was out from 2.30pm until 3am.

A spokesman for the store said: "It is one of our busiest trading days, but sometimes we can't help mother nature unfortunately."

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