Power supplies to homes and businesses have been restored after a fire a substation in Lichfield on Wednesday night.
Emergency services responded to reports of a large fire and power cut in the area at around 8:50pm.
Western Power Distribution have confirmed that power supplies have been restored in Lichfield:
More than 17,000 homes and properties in the Lichfield area were left without power.
At this stage it is no indication of the cause of the blaze.
Due to a large fire in Lichfield, an electric sub-station has been so power is off for most of Lichfield area. Police are aware.
Staffordshire Police say a fire at a substation is the reason why more then 17,000 homes and properties in the Lichfield area are currently without power.
Western Power Distribution says its engineers are working to resolve the power outage by midnight tonight.
More than 17,000 homes and properties are currently without power in Lichfield. Electricity network Western Power Distribution has apologised for the outage which happened in the last few hours.
The company says it's aiming to get supplies back up and running by midnight.
One week on from the terror attacks in Paris which left 129 dead, people across the Midlands came together this afternoon to remember those who were killed and to show their defiance of the terrorists' threats to bring similar atrocities to this country.
Muslims in Sandwell held a silent vigil in Oldbury Civic Square. The Inclusive Muslim Action Network (IMAN) - a coalition of Sandwell Muslim organisations, mosques and partners - invited representatives from other faiths to join them to remember those who died.
This evening a vigil will be held at Lichfield Cathedral in memory of those killed in last week's Paris attacks, the Russian air disaster in Egypt and the recent bombing in Beirut.
The family of a woman from Lichfield who died on a whale-watching trip in Canada say she was "vibrant, outgoing and lovely". Katie Taylor was one of five Britons who lost their lives when the boat capsized at the weekend.
Investigators believe the vessel overturned because passengers were all on the left side of the boat when a large wave hit. Stacey Foster reports.
The family Katie Taylor, who died in a whale-boat accident in Canada, have said she was a 'vibrant, outgoing and lovely young woman'.Read the full story ›
The British Columbia Coroner says the preliminary investigation into a whale-watching boat sinking suggests that the five British people killed were not wearing life jackets and were on the top deck of the vessel.
All five "died at the scene", a spokesperson for the Coroner's office said.
Passengers on boats of the size involved in the accident aren't required by law to wear them, the coroner also said.
Canadian police and the Transportation Safety Board are still investigating the accident, which happened on Sunday.
A fourth Brit who died in a tragic whale-watching accident in Canada has been named as 29-year-old Katie Taylor from Lichfield.
She was among five Britons who died after the boat, carrying 27 people, sank off the coast of British Columbia on Sunday.
An official investigation into the tragedy has been launched by the country's Transportation Safety Board.
It happened near Wall Island on the Birmingham Road in Lichfield.Read the full story ›
The Bishop of Lichfield, The Right Reverend Jonathan Gledhill formerly retires today.Read the full story ›