Posted: Sun 20th May 2018

Power restored in Deeside following earlier outage

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Sunday, May 20th, 2018

UPDATE: 5.10pm: Power appears to have been restored in all areas affected. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

UPDATE 3.55pm : Engineers are on site and suspect the power loss has been caused by a fault on the underground cable network, which is affecting properties in Shotton, Hawarden and surrounding area. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Scottish Power say they expect power to be restored by 5:30PM. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

EARLIER REPORT: There are reports that some homes in parts of Deeside are without power this afternoon. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Supplies appear to have gone down at around 3.25pm today, Sunday May 20. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Reports so far say power is out in parts of Shotton and Hawarden. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Scottish Power website states: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“There has been a supply interruption in the CH5 area of Deeside . ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This has been caused by a fault on our network and is affecting properties in Shotton, Hawarden and surrounding area. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

We will attempt to reset the network to restore your supply remotely. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Our Engineers have been dispatched and will work to restore your electricity supply by 5:30PM. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Should this information change on arrival, every effort will be made to keep you updated. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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