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Substation Fire Causes Power Outages in Parts Of Westville
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Date: 2024-02-16 13:57:05

Substation Fire Causes Power Outages in Parts Of Westville

ETHEKWINI NEWSFLASH
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
16 FEBRUARY 2024


EThekwini Municipality is aware of a substation located at the corner of Clackmannan and Chearsley roads in Westville that caught fire in the early hours this morning, resulting in the loss of electricity supply in some parts of the area.

Immediate action was taken, and repair teams were promptly dispatched to assess the situation.

Repair work is currently 90 percent complete, with full restoration of power expected later this afternoon. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

The dedicated repair teams have been working tirelessly to ensure the complete restoration of electricity supply for all affected customers.

Although significant progress has been made, additional efforts are required to fully rectify the situation.

The City assures residents that all necessary resources are being employed to expedite the repairs and minimise any further inconvenience.

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Issued by eThekwini Municipality‚Äôs Communications Unit.