Power cut affecting dozens of homes in South Yorkshire

Fitzwilliam Street, Swinton. Picture: Google
Fitzwilliam Street, Swinton. Picture: Google

Residents at dozens of homes and business in Rotherham are waking up this morning in darkness after a major power cut.

Around 70 premises are affected in the Fitzwilliam Street area of Swinton after the power was knocked out at about 7am.

A spokesperson for Northern Powergrid said: "Our team are working hard to restore your power."