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‘Explosion’ knocks out power in Beverley

160 Beverley properties were without power for around five hours on Saturday night after an explosion at a substation in Toll Gavel. Northern Powergrid engineers were called to the scene and reported electricity had been restored via generators at 1.40am Sunday morning. Investigations are currently underway into the incident.

Shops in the immediate area were among those properties without power and alarms were also triggered. Police attended the incident to reassure residents.