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Cardiff's St. Mary Street closed after electrical fire

St.Mary Street Credit: Rachel Mcgrath

St. Mary Street in Cardiff city centre is closed while emergency services deal with a suspected electrical fire.

South Wales Fire & Rescue Service said buildings in the area have been evacuated.

Emergency services are at the top end of St.Mary Street Credit: Rachel Mcgrath

Western Power Distribution said thirty customers are without power after an electrical fault.

The road is expected to be closed for the next few hours while work is underway to isolate the fire.

We are currently working on a fault on a link box located on St Mary’s Street, Cardiff.

The link box is situated on the pavement.

Our engineers are currently on site and we hope to resolve matters within the next few hours.

The fault is affecting supplies to approximately 30 customers.

– Western Power Distribution spokesperson