UPDATED: Elland affected by power cut

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Engineers are currently working to restore electricity in Elland following a power cut this morning.

Northern Powergrid has confirmed that 656 properties within the HX5 postcode have been affected.

The power went off for resident at 6:04am today, with 289 households having their power restored by 6:09am.

367 homes are still without power, and engineers estimate that it will be noon at the earliest before power is restored.

The outage is being blamed on a switchgear failure at the South Parade Substation.

Engineers are currently struggling to access the substation due to building damage and have ordered in generators until access can be gained.