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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A woman and her two lurcher dogs are lucky to be alive after coming into contact with a live power cable in a Huddersfield street today (Thurs). A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Police were called at 2.59pm to Cowersley Lane in Huddersfield to a report two dogs had been injured after coming into contact with a live power cable in the street. "A woman walking them had also received a shock after handling the animals. "The woman did not require hospital treatment following the incident, and the dogs were taken to a vets to be monitored. Police at the scene on Cowerseley Lane, Huddersfield, after a woman and her two lurcher dogs received electric shocks from a live cable (Image: Facebook) "The area was cordoned off and then made safe by electrical workers who attended." When the incident was posted on Facebook one woman said: "It sounded horrible, frothing etc. Thankfully a passing van took them to a vets. "Their owner got tingling up her arms just touching them." Read More Related Articles 'Major incident' declared by Yorkshire Ambulance Service after heavy snowfall Read More Related Articles Snow forces drivers on M621 to abandon cars in middle of motorway with gritters nowhere to be seen Another woman said: "There was another lady who posted that her dog yelped when going over it.
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. That's not salt from the road that's something else. "I walked both down and back up that road and it was still covered quite bad." A spokeswoman for Northern Powergrid said: “We were alerted to a situation on Manchester Road around 3.40pm today. "Our engineer arrived on site around 4pm following reports of two dogs experiencing a low voltage electric shock whilst walking on the footpath and their owner receiving a shock after handling the animals. "The area was secured and our engineer quickly isolated supplies on this section of the network resulting in a temporary power cut for 85 customers in the local area."Our teams are on-site investigating the underground cable and nearby local authority lamppost to understand the cause. "We are doing everything possible to get our affected customers back on supply as soon as we can and we thank them for their patience."Situations such as this are very rare and our thoughts are with the lady, who did not require medical treatment, and her dogs, which were taken to the local vets to be checked."
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