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Fire crews called out to two Telford substations amid reports of power cuts

Firefighters were called out to two electricity substations in Telford amid power outages.

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The 999 calls came in at the same time - about 5.20pm on Wednesday.

Fire crews from Telford Central went out to the electricity substations at Telford Bridge Retail Park and at Hollinswood Road, Central Park.

At the retail park they found a small fire had occurred at the substation but was out on the arrival of the firefighters.

The crew that went to the Hollinswood Road substation found no sign of a fire despite reports of smoke coming from the building.

Western Power was in attendance at both sites.

There were reports of power cuts in the Hollinswood Road area.