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Dozens of Doncaster homes hit by power cut

The Clay Lane area has been hit by a power cut.
The Clay Lane area has been hit by a power cut.

Dozens of homes and businesses in Doncaster have been hit by a power cut this afternoon.

More than 90 homes in the Clay Lane area have been affected after the cut which was first reported this morning.

Engineers from Northern Powergrid have said electricity will be off until at least 5pm while the issue is repaired.

A spokesman said: “We're aware of an unplanned power cut in DN2. Our team are working hard to restore your power as quickly as possible

“We've had to switch off the power for safety purposes whilst our engineers work on the cables and equipment that serves your area.

“We appreciate your patience and understanding

The power cut was first reported:7:26am but it was understood power was restored to some properties before a further cut this afternoon.