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Parts of JHB without power after fire at a Randburg substation

Roosevelt Park and surrounds are currently without power due to the fire which has affected electricity supply.

A substation in Randburg caught fire. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg emergency services says it has put out a fire that broke out at the Linden substation in Randburg on Wednesday evening

Roosevelt Park and surrounds are currently without power due to the fire which has affected electricity supply.

It’s unclear what caused the blaze and no injuries have been reported

Spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said, “Last night when we had that dust storm, we responded to about 16 fire incidents overnight and we think the storm might have also contributed to this substation fire.”