FIRE crews were called to an electricity cable that was "sparking" and "arcing" this morning (March 11).

The cable was down as a tree had fallen onto the power line as a result of the high winds.

Crews from Williton and Minehead went to the incident on Dashwoods Lane, Bicknoller at around 10.15am.

Several properties were without power this morning - including 29 homes in Bicknoller.

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"We received a call informing them of an electricity cable that was down, along with reports that it was sparking and arcing," said a spokesperson for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.

"Crews from Williton and Minehead were mobilised to the incident, and upon arrival confirmed that a tree had fallen onto a power line.

"Western Power attended at the request of Fire Control and isolated the cables. Crews handed over the incident to Western Power."