Power cut hits nearly 400 properties across South Yorkshire

Dore, Sheffield.

Dore, Sheffield.

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Nearly 400 homes and businesses across South Yorkshire have been hit by a power cut today.

The lights have gone out at four different locations across Sheffield, Barnsley and Doncaster.

Thorne in Doncaster is the worst affected area. The power went out at 150 properties at 11.45am and it is not expected to be back on until about 2.45pm.

130 homes in Higham. Barnsley, are also in darkness after the power went off at 7.40am. It is due back on at 3pm.

The outage has affected 80 properties in Dore, Sheffield. It was reported at 9am and should be back on at 2.30pm.

The power is also off at 10 homes in Adwick-le-Street, Doncaster. It has been off since about 8am and is due back on by 2pm.

Staff from the Northern Powergrid are at all sites attempting to fix the problem.