Families left in darkness after unplanned power cut

Houses had been left in darkness this night after an unplanned energy reduce in some elements of Knowsley.

These within the L34 space, notably in Longmeadow Rd, Guild Hey and surrounding streets, discovered themselves plunged into darkness shortly after 10.30pm on April 18. Many individuals had been fast to leap to social media to ask what had occurred.

Scottish Energy confirmed that they had no superior warning of the ability reduce and solely turned conscious of it at 10.39pm. Engineers had been on their method however energy was not anticipated to be restored till 1.45am.

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The Scottish Energy web site stated: “Our engineers are on their way to the local area to investigate the fault and our team will work to get your power back on as quickly and as safely as possible. We expect the power to be restored by 1.45AM.

“As soon as they arrive, or after we obtain any replace relating to the trigger, we will give you extra info. We apologise for the inconvenience and thanks on your persistence.”

The precise postcodes affected embody: L340EU, L340HR, L340HT, L340HU and L340HW.

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