Power to be restored to areas affected by Robertsham substation fire

Large parts of Southern Johannesburg are without electricity this morning. That's after the Robertsham substation caught fire last night. Twitter/@Abramjee

JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg City Power says electricity should be restored to areas affected by the Robertsham substation fire on Wednesday.

The fire broke out on Monday night, plunging 16 suburbs into darkness.

READ: Joburg south residents still in the dark following substation fire

An investigation is underway into the cause of the blaze.

Authorities are not ruling out sabotage.

Johannesburg mayor Mpho Moreane says dirty politics could be at play.


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