Thousands affected by power cut in Halifax

Northern Powergrid�s network comprises more than 61,000 substations, 29,000 km of overhead line and 62,000 km of underground cable, covering an area of more than 25,000 sq km.
Northern Powergrid�s network comprises more than 61,000 substations, 29,000 km of overhead line and 62,000 km of underground cable, covering an area of more than 25,000 sq km.
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More than 2,000 properties in Halifax were left without power this morning (Monday).

A Northern Powergrid spokeswoman said 2,444 homes and businesses in postcodes HX1 and HX2 were affected by a fault on its network at around 10am.

She said 104 customers are still without electricity but that power should be fully restored by around 11.45am.

She said: “We have diverted electricity through alternatives networks and would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused.

“An investigation is underway to establish the cause of the fault.”