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Firefighters Attend After Reports Of Smoke Issuing From Manhole Cover In Formby


Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Chapel Lane, Formby
Firefighters were called out following reports of smoke issuing from a manhole cover in Chapel Lane, in Formby.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called out at around 9.10am.

Firefighters cordoned off the area around the manhole and the incident was handed over to the electricity supply company.

It is believed that electrical cabling had failed and the incident caused a loss of power to a number of properties on Chapel Lane.

A fire appliance from Formby Community Fire Station attended and firefighters were there for just over an hour.

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