Explosion Causes Disruption to Local Area

Picture taken by Paula Millward

An explosion to a substation in Burslem, caused disruption to Sandyford and Goldenhill in the early evening rush hour.

Houses and businesses in the area were without power for up to an hour. Staffordshire Fire & Rescue from Sandyford and Hanley attended the incident in Scotia Road, Burslem.

A number of businesses in the area were unable to operate a normal service, which included McDonald’s and Wickes until power was returned.

Local residents have reported how surprised they were at the scale of disruption, which has covered most of North Staffordshire and as far away as South Cheshire.

For more on this story follow the link http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Explosion-substation-Burslem-leaves-hundreds/story-21094270-detail/story.html

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