Power cut affecting dozens of homes in South Yorkshire

Residents at dozens of homes and business in Rotherham are waking up this morning in darkness after a major power cut.

Thursday, 12th January 2017, 8:44 am
Updated Thursday, 12th January 2017, 8:46 am
Fitzwilliam Street, Swinton. Picture: Google

Around 70 premises are affected in the Fitzwilliam Street area of Swinton after the power was knocked out at about 7am.

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A spokesperson for Northern Powergrid said: "Our team are working hard to restore your power."