Humberside

Fire in Hull leaves thousands of homes without power

Substation in Hull which went a blaze
Image caption Ce Electric said it was investigating the cause of the fire

Thousands of homes were left without power after a fire broke out at an electricity substation in Hull.

The fire service was called shortly after 02:00 BST to a blaze in Pearson Way, off Clough Road.

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had now been brought under control.

CE Electric said engineers were on site investigating the incident and most businesses and homes had now been reconnected.

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