Scottish Power substation blast melts joiner's car but firm won't pay for £2500 of damage

A driver whose car was destroyed in an electrical substation explosion near Holyrood is at the centre of a row with ScottishPower over who will pay for the damage.

Sean Reynolds thought he was in the middle of a terrorist attack when the facility erupted.

But his ordeal was only beginning after he was left for weeks without transport when the energy firm said it was not liable for the blaze.

Sean, 22, said: “I got the fright of my life. At first, we thought this was a...
source: Daily Record

2019-07-21 07:35
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