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Hundreds of homes without power after substation fire

  • 11-6-2015

About 500 homes were left without power after a fire at an electrical substation.

Emergency services were called to the substation in Inchoch Street, Garthamlock, at about 17:00 on Wednesday.

Scottish Power said about half of the properties affected had their power reconnected within an hour, and all homes had their supplies back by 02:30.

A number of residents living near the substation were evacuated.

No-one was injured.

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