WESTERN Power Distribution (WPD) are working to fix a fault in some underground power cables on Haydon Road, after a fire broke out this morning.

Emergency services were called at 6.59am on Wednesday, July 27 after the fire had begun to spread on to the pavement.

A crew from Bromsgrove Fire Station rushed to the scene, where the power was isolated and left in the hands of WPD.

WDP say there was a fault in the underground network in the area, which resulted in a fire breaking out.

Workers are currently replacing the link box in the underground network and WDP intends to investigate further to determine the precise cause of the fire.

Around 70 Bromsgrove homes have been affected by the fault. Power is expected to return to homes in Haydon, Finstall and Alcester Road and Pen Manor Road in the next hour.