WATCH: Electrical junction box explodes on Lord Street Southport April 25th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments View Gallery WATCH: Electrical junction box explodes on Lord Street Southport Close x Shares Photo: Expolision – the ‘area’ had been cordoned off (9.50am) Electrical junction box explodes on Lord Street Southport A section of Lord Street has been cordoned off after an incident involving an electrical junction box, Monday 25 April 2016. Merseyside fire and rescue service was called to Lord Street shortly after 9.45am this morning. A member of the fire brigade at the scene said: “The incident is said to involved an electrical junction box”. Ellen Harrington who works at Pandora on Lord Street captured the incident on her mobile phone, she also said: “To my knowledge no one was hurt or harmed in the explosion”. Sara Phillips said “There is methane gas in the outside electrics which caused the explosion – a lot of local shops are closed as they have no electricity as a result of this” OTS News will bring you updates on this story. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!