Scores of homes and businesses were left without power for several hours after sparks began to fly from electricity wires.
The overhead lines on the corner of Church Street and Ashwell Road, Langham, were damaged at about 7.30pm yesterday (Sunday).
The fire service and engineers from Western Power Distribution were called to fix the problem.
About 100 homes and businesses were left without power until 11.15pm. The cause of the damage is not known.