Citizen Reporter
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6 Apr 2019
11:01 am

Randfontein substation explodes into flames

Citizen Reporter

Eskom confirmed a substation was burning on Saturday morning.

Picture for illustartive purposes. Randfontein substation on fire. Picture: Eskom

A substation in Randfontein exploded and burst into flames, Eskom confirmed in a tweet early on Saturday morning.

The fire department was attending to the scene, while the cause of the explosion was not known.

In a statement, the utility said several areas in and around Randfontein had been left without power as a result, and technicians would only be able to restore service once it was safe to do so.

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