Published On : Mon, Jun 16th, 2014

One more power transformer goes aflame

Nagpur News: One more electricity transformer went aflame in Nagpur raising questions over maintenance of such vital machinery by concerned authorities. Apart from throwing the nearby area into darkness, the bursting and burning of transformers pose life threatening situation for residents.

The latest incident occurred in Timki Dadarpura area of the city. Some curious residents captured the burning transformer in their cell phones and handed over the scene to Nagpur Today for flashing. Initially, a few sparks flied in between but soon the transformer was engulfed into a big fire. The residents of locality called fire brigade and finally the fire was doused.

The burning of power transformer is one more in the series of such incidents being witnessed in the city. At Gondwana Square, due to sparks in transformer, a child lost life on Sunday night.

The spate of such incidents has put a question mark on the working style and technical efficiency of power companies.

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