More than 400 Doncaster properties hit by power cut

Harlington Road, Mexborough. Picture: Google
Harlington Road, Mexborough. Picture: Google

More than 400 homes and businesses in Doncaster have been hit by a power cut today.

The lights went out on 310 premises in Conisbrough at just after noon today and is expected to be off until about 4pm.

A further 100 properties were plunged into darkness in Mexborough at about 9.30am and the power is not expected to return until about 2pm.

Staff from the Northern Powergrid are on site attempting to fix the problem now.