Scunthorpe substation fire causes homes to lose power

More than 300 homes in North Lincolnshire were left without power after a fire at an electricity substation.

Emergency services were called to the incident in Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe at 2340 BST on Friday.

Homes were evacuated as a precaution and work was carried out by power supplier YEDL to reconnect homes.

Three fire engines were needed to extinguish the blaze. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

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