City of Joburg working to restore power after outages
Areas affected by power outages include Mayfair, Milpark, Jeppe & Cleveland after damage to a feeder board caused by a fire at the Mayfair substation.
JOHANNESBURG - The City of Johannesburg says it’s working to restore power in areas including Mayfair, Milpark, Jeppe and Cleveland.
The city says it’s trying to repair damage to a feeder board caused by a fire at the Mayfair substation.
The fire resulted in a total black-out in all areas supplied by the substation.
Meanwhile, the Olifantsvlei substation is also out due to cable theft.
The city’s Nico de Jager said: “We are still assessing but we will be communicating through the course of the day and keep residents updated.”
(Edited by Refilwe Thobega)