Power cut hits 250 properties across Sheffield

A power cut has hit 250 properties across Sheffield today.

Monday, 12th August 2019, 11:26 am
Updated Monday, 12th August 2019, 11:29 am

About 130 homes in the Harthill Road area of Woodthorpe and a further 120 properties in Jacobs Close, Wincobank, have been affected since this morning.

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In a statement, the Northern Powergrid said: “The power cut affecting your property has been caused by an unexpected problem with the electricity cable that serves your area.”

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The electric is expected to be restored at both sites by about 3pm this afternoon.