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FIRE AT SUBSTATION RESULTS IN LOSS OF SUPPLY TO PARYS
 
WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2020: A transformer fault at Parys Rural Substation resulted in a fire in the substation control room.  The incident happened at 20:32 on Tuesday, 26 May 2020. 
 
Supply to Parys has been lost due to the damage to the control room.  It is estimated that repairs will take approximately 24 hours to be completed and that supply will be therefore be restored by tomorrow afternoon. 
 
Eskom apologises for the inconvenience and urges customers to remain patient and to treat all electrical installations as live and dangerous at all times. 
 
For information and updates, please call the Eskom Contact Centre on 08600 ESKOM (37566). 
 
 
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