Tag: fire

Ogden fire damages substation

SAD, Utah, Ogden: A fire in Ogden damaged a power substation and threatened 72 structures, according to Utah Fire Info's Twitter account.

Substation fire hits power in Kolkata

Thousands of households in Kolkata were plunged into darkness on Friday after a high-voltage flash and fire at a Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation substation.

Fire at Ayede substation in Nigeria

Fire struck the Ayede station of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in Ibadan, Oyo State, burning completely the transformer located inside the station.

Airport hit by power outage due to Eskom transformer fire

South Africa: OR Tambo International Airport was plunged into darkness after a transformer at a Kempton Park substation caught fire on Sunday morning. The Ekurhuleni municipality confirmed that the airport was one of a number of places affected. Commuters said the power outage caused major inconveniences. The outage lasted about two hours. On Sunday morning, […]

Fire erupts at JEA substation in Orange Park

USA, Florida: A loud explosion at a JEA substation on Shaw Street in Orange Park, Florida on Saturday afternoon set a transformer on fire, causing 2,200 power outages in the affected area.