Shropshire Star

Thousands of people in Telford hit by power cut after 'fault with underground network'

Nearly 2,400 properties in Telford were hit by a power cut this morning.

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The National Grid website reported a fault on the underground network which was reported to them at 11.11am.

They had engineers on the case and the numbers affected by the power cut quickly reduced from the original 2,393 in the TF2 Priorslee/Oakengates area. Power was restored by 12.53pm.

The company said: "The incident was raised at 11.11am this morning affecting 2,393 properties. We successfully restored all supplies in the area by 12.53pm this afternoon.

"We are sorry for any inconvenience that was caused by the power cut."