Electricity shut off to deal with fire in Matlock

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Power had to be turned off after a fire started in an electricity transformer box and Western Power turned off in Matlock.

The call out to then fire came at 8.45pm yesterday - Tuesday, July 19 - and Western Power worked with Bakewell fire crew to tackle the flames at The Miers, Birchover.

The box was in between two wooden poles and one hose reel jet was used. The stop message was received at 9.50pm.