More power out­ages on cards for Buf­falo City Metro

Daily Dispatch - - News - By NONSINDISO QWABE

BUF­FALO City res­i­dents should brace for power out­ages over the next few days, metro spokesman Samkelo Ng­wenya said yes­ter­day.

This fol­lows so­cial me­dia out­rage ques­tion­ing the loss of elec­tric­ity in many parts of the city yes­ter­day.

Res­i­dents in Dawn, Wil­so­nia, Scenery Park, Buf­falo Flats, Vin­cent, Berea, Stir­ling, Dorchester Heights and Cam­bridge West found them­selves with­out power for an hour in the af­ter­noon. It is be­lieved that a BCM sub­sta­tion in cen­tral town failed, lead­ing to the wide­spread out­age.

Elec­tric­ity was soon re­stored, but Ng­wenya said more out­ages were set to fol­low.

“The out­ages are planned and sched­uled, and it will be com­mu­ni­cated as to where and when the out­age will be con­ducted,” he said.

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