Two transformers catch fire and leave Bhadrak in darkness

India, Odisha: Bhadrak city and many parts of the district were plunged into darkness due to disruption in power supply after a fire broke out in a transformer.

The fire erupted following a blast in the transformer that was being charged, and then spread to another adjacent transformer and electrical equipment, reports DNA India.

Electricity supply was cut off immediately after the incident as a precautionary measure, leaving the city of Bhadrak and many other areas of the district in darkness.

While the incident was believed to have been caused by a technical snag, a senior GRIDCO official said that exact reason can be ascertained only after a thorough inquiry.

Source: Daily News & Analysis