Hundreds of homes without power due to substation blaze

Firefighters were called to Cambuslang in South Lanarkshire on Monday night.

Cambuslang: Hundreds of homes have been left without power. <strong>@ShakyStu</strong>
Cambuslang: Hundreds of homes have been left without power. @ShakyStu

Hundreds of homes have been left without power following a blaze at an electricity substation.

Firefighters were called to Burn Terrace in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, shortly after 6.30pm on Monday.

SP Energy Networks tweeted it was aware of a powercut in the G72 and G73 postcode areas with engineers working to restore supplies.

A statement on the company’s website said: “Our team has managed to restore power to a number of properties in the area and are still working to repair a damaged substation affecting the rest of our customers without power.

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“We now expect all power to be back on as quickly and as safely as possible in stages by 3am.”

There were no reports of any injuries.


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