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Power cut in Leek, Biddulph, the Staffordshire Moorlands and Stoke-on-Trent believed to be due to fire at sub-station in Burslem

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: May 14, 2014

  • BH atm lights out

  • BH traffic lights out

  • BurslemSubstation

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All of Leek , Biddulph and large parts of the Staffordshire Moorlands and Stoke-on-Trent lost all electrical power this afternoon.

It is believed that the problems are due to a fire at a sub station in Burslem.

In Leek all businesses, homes, traffic lights and ATMs were out of action for at least 15 minutes, from 5pm onwards.

The power briefly returned at 5.17pm, but went off again at 5.19pm for around five minutes.

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