Home   News   Article

Businesses evacuated in Grantham’s Westgate as underground electricity cables catch fire




Underground electrical fire in Westgate, Grantham
Underground electrical fire in Westgate, Grantham

Several businesses have been evacuated in Westgate, Grantham, due to an underground electrical fire.

Emergency services are on scene, with police having cordoned off part of the road.

Underground electrical fire in Westgate, Grantham
Underground electrical fire in Westgate, Grantham

Flames could be seen through the pavement outside New Era.

Businesses became aware of the fire when lights began to flicker. Power and phone lines have now gone down.

More as we have it.

Underground electrical fire in Westgate, Grantham
Underground electrical fire in Westgate, Grantham
Gemma Mee sent in this photo, taken from the office of Discount Cabs
Gemma Mee sent in this photo, taken from the office of Discount Cabs
Hayley Ann Slark send in this image of the electrical fire in Westgate, Grantham
Hayley Ann Slark send in this image of the electrical fire in Westgate, Grantham


COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More