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, […]
Canada, Ontario: In North York, an administrative area of Toronto, some 35,000 people were without power at the peak of the outage caused by a transformer fire at the Hydro One substation at Finch Avenue.
Nigeria, Lagos: A 66 MVA power transformer was gutted by fire at the TCN's Alagbon transmission substation in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, last Thursday, plunging the whole of Lagos Island into darkness after the incident.