Parents and children stranded in Lancashire play center after truck strikes power line

Firefighters have been called to Jollie’s Barn in Mere Brow following an incident around 12:30 p.m. today (October 7).

It was reported that a truck had “unplugged the live power cable above the parking lot” causing a “serious power problem”.

“Due to the safety of our customers and staff, no one can leave the barn at this time,” said a spokesperson for Jollie’s Barn.

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Firefighters were called to report a truck crashed into a power line outside Jollie’s Barn in Mere Brow.

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In response to a comment on social media, staff confirmed that everyone was “fine and safe” but “a little shaken up”.

A spokeswoman for the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Services said: ‘The collision resulted in an electrical cable falling in a parking lot outside a business premises.

“The firefighters put a cord in place and monitored the scene while waiting for the arrival of the electrical panel.

“Electricity North West is presently present to ground the live cable.”

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