Investigation underway into Chichester explosion equipment failure

Market Street in Chichester on the night of the explosion
Market Street in Chichester on the night of the explosion

A 'comprehensive' investigation has been launched to find the cause of a substation explosion in the city centre on Wednesday (October 31).

A spokesman for Scottish and Southern Electricity Network (SSEN), said: “The safety of the local communities and our staff is paramount and we can confirm that a comprehensive investigation into last week’s incident is currently underway to understand the cause of equipment failure.”

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