Power cut hits 130 Barnsley homes

A power cut has hit 130 homes in Barnsley today.

Monday, 4th February 2019, 11:32 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 16:28 pm

Properties in the Strafford Avenue area of Elsecar have been affected by the outage since just after 8am this morning.  

Strafford Avenue, Elsecar. Picture: Google

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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“Our team are working hard to restore your power as quickly as possible.”

It is estimated that the electric will be back on by about 4.30pm.