Power cut hits 70 homes near MeadowhallÂ

A power cut has hit about 70 homes near Meadowhall in Sheffield this afternoon.Â

Thursday, 17th January 2019, 1:02 pm
Updated Friday, 18th January 2019, 12:35 am
Maplebeck Drive, Sheffield. Picture: Google

Properties in the Maplebeck Drive area of Tinsley have been affected by the outage since about 12.45pm. 

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Maplebeck Drive, Sheffield. Picture: Google

Staff from the Northern Powergrid are on site attempting to fix the problem, which they estimate should be restored by about 4pm. 

A spokesperson for the company said: 'The power cut affecting your property has been caused by an unexpected problem with the cables or equipment that serve your area.'