Eskom has reported that two transformers in Mpumalanga’s have caught fire this morning.
The power utility said that emergency fire units have since been dispatched.
“Customers in Delmas and Botleng affected. ETR unknown at this stage. Eskom teams on-site”.
The public took to twitter to express little to no care about the tragedy, accusing the power utility of sabotage.
Subotaged— Dr Bongo (@BodlaniMbongeni) September 19, 2020
Your ailing infrastructure cannot take this load reduction on and off,let them burn!!!— mo.taele77 (@taele77) September 19, 2020
#Eskom_Mpumalanga Delmas Transformer 2 on fire. Emergency Fire units dispatched. Customers in Delmas and Botleng affected. ETR unknown at this stage. Eskom teams on site. pic.twitter.com/NbstHHWsBA— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) September 19, 2020