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Police have cordoned off an area around a hole in the pavement, caused by an apparent electrical fault underground in Tynemouth,
Local people reported hearing a loud explosion on Hotspur Street. Debris was scattered over the road. 6,000 homes are without power.
An apparent electrical fault underground has blown a hole in part of the pavement in Tynemouth.
Local people reported hearing a loud bang and debris in the road on Hotspur Street.
Northern Powergrid also reported 6,000 homes without power in the area.