Tag: fire

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.

Fire engulfs BEDC substation in Delta

Nigeria: Fire has engulfed the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) substation in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, reports Daily Post.

66 MVA power transformer burns in Lagos

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.