HOMES in some areas of Oswestry and Gobowen have been affected by a power outage.
SP Energy Networks confirmed in a statement on its website that some homes with SY10 and SY11 postcodes had lost power due to an emergency shutdown while engineers carried out necessary works.
The company believes power will be restored in the affected properties before 7.15pm.
A statement on its website read: “It has been necessary for our engineers to carry out an emergency shutdown for safety at 5:09PM in the SY10 and SY11 postcode areas of Oswestry following reports of a grounded overhead line.
“This may affect the supply to your property. Our team will work to get your power back on as quickly and as safely possible by 7:15PM.
“We will update this message if this information changes. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.”