Watch: Dedicated team working on restoring power after substation fire

This photo of the fire at the substation was posted on social media.

According to Themba Gadebe, Ekurhuleni metro spokesperson, a dedicated team of engineers is working around the clock to replace damaged electrical equipment at the Yaldwyn Road substation.

“Engineers have assessed the severity of the damages and power supply has been restored to most parts of the affected areas, except for Jet Park and parts of Ravensklip,” he said.

En na die hael storm in Boksburg is die een sub stasie besig om te brand. Hele Boksburg sonder krag.

Posted by Louzelle Kellett on Monday, 9 October 2017

“Power supply is expected to be restored by this weekend. However, daily progress reports will be communicated to affected residents.

“We apologise for the inconvenience caused and encourages residents to stay clear of the site for safety purposes.”

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