Outage: No lights, and no answers

2011-10-28 00:00

HILTON, Montrose and Prestbury residents were left in the dark again yesterday at about 7.30 pm with no one to offer an explanation. The four Municipal electricity department numbers provided in The Witness were constantly engaged.

The Witness later learnt that it was the age-old problem with one of the two power lines carrying electricity to the area. The line caused power to trip in the main sub-station. A team was out last night and expected to restore electricity to Montrose and Prestbury before Hilton.

Called for an explanation, Msunduzi spokesperson Brian Zuma said: “I have no information on the power outages in those areas, bye”.

— Witness Reporters.

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