Power restored to nearly 1,000 homes after 'high voltage incident' in Mansfield

Nearly a thousand homes across Mansfield, Mansfield Woodhouse and Forest Town were left without power due to a high voltage incident in the area on Thursday morning.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 7:57 am

Western Power Distribution confirmed that more than 900 properties had been affected by the power cut – which was first reported shortly before 6am.

Power was eventually restored at around 7.30am and a WPD spokesman apologised for ‘any incovenience’ caused by the outage.

In a tweet, a spokesperson said: "We're pleased to say that all power supplies to #Mansfield #NG19 area are restored. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by the #powercut.”

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Nearly a thousand homes across Mansfield, Mansfield Woodhouse and Forest Town are currently without power due to a high voltage incident (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images)