Residents in the east of Pretoria were left without electricity after a transformer exploded on Monday evening.
DA ward councillor Daryl Johnston said the transformer at the substation on the corner of Jamestown and Alouette streets exploded around 19:10.
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He said the whole of Elarduspark was affected.
“I have notified the relevant departments of the outage,” he said.
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Johnston said municipal officers were on their way to the scene.
He said there was no estimated time of when the power would be restored.
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