Power cut leaves more than 940 homes without electricity in Staffordshire town


More than 940 properties are currently without electricity due to a power cut in a Staffordshire town this morning.

Western Power Distribution report a total of 941 properties are affected in the Stafford area.

Homes in the following postcodes may be affected:

ST16 3RG,  ST17 4FH,  ST16 3SE,  ST17 4FE,  ST16 3SF,  ST16 3YE,  ST16 3SJ,  ST16 3RX,  ST16 3YW,  ST17 4FG,  ST17 4FD,  ST16 3SG, 

ST17 4FL,  ST17 4DU,  ST16 3LB,  ST16 3RE,  ST16 3RT,  ST16 3SL,  ST16 3RJ,  ST16 3YN,  ST16 3RH,  ST16 3RY,  ST16 3QU,  ST16 3SQ,

ST17 4DP,  ST16 3RQ,  ST16 3RU,  ST17 4DW,  ST16 3RF,  ST16 3WH,  ST16 3SH,  ST16 2BX,  ST18 0WN,  ST16 3RZ,  ST16 3QZ,  ST16 2BQ,

 ST18 0WP,  ST16 3LA,  ST16 3SS,  ST16 3WE,  ST16 2NR,  ST16 2BG,  ST17 4DR,  ST18 0AR,  ST16 2NT,  ST17 4LL,  ST17 4SU,  ST16 3XA,

ST16 2BP,  ST17 4LU,  ST18 0ES,  ST18 0LQ,  ST17 4LN,  ST18 0BF, ST18 0AD,  ST16 2BN,  ST16 3JS,  ST17 4AQ,   ST16 3RS,  ST16 3AE, 

ST18 0FX,  ST16 3SB,  ST18 0DD,  ST18 0GA,  ST16 2AD,  ST18 0GP,  ST16 3RL,  ST17 4ER,  ST17 4UJ,  ST16 3UQ,  ST17 4LW,  ST16 3RN,

 ST16 2JU.

The power cut, described as a ‘high voltage’ incident, was first logged by Western Power at around 5.28am today.

Supplies are currently expected to be restored by 7am.

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A Western Power Distribution spokesman said:  “Engineers are working on a power cut in Stafford ST16 and estimate to restore all supplies by 07:00. Our apologies for any inconvenience.”

If you have a power cut you should call 105 – where you can be connected to a local adviser.

The number, which is free to call in England, Scotland and Wales, can be called from most landlines and mobiles.

You should also call the number if you see things such as damaged electricity infrastructure: such as damage to substations or power lines that could put you or others at risk of harm.

If there is an immediate risk, you should also call the emergency services.





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