National Grid are expecting around 117,000 calls this Christmas as the company aims to keep families safe and warm by working around the clock throughout the festive period.
Engineers are expected to be very busy and in the time it takes to cook a 12lb stuffed Christmas turkey (3.5 hours), the company will take 1,050 calls.
On average they expect one call every 15 seconds.
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