Sheffield primary school forced to close after power cut hits homes across city

A power cut hit 80 homes in Sheffield on Tuesday morning and forced a Sheffield primary school to close for the day.

Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 7:09 pm

The Northern Powergrid said there has been an ‘unexpected problem with the electricity cable’ that serves Firshill Close in Pitsmoor.

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Staff at nearby Abbeyfield Primary Academy were also told that the school would be shut for the day as a result.

The Star has contacted the primary school for a comment.

The power cut was reported at 11.30pm last night and is not due to be resolved until about 10am this morning.