AB­SO­LUTE MESS

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Elec­tric­ity me­ters dan­gle dan­ger­ously from this elec­tric pole in an Iloilo City barangay. How can cor­rect me­ter readings be done un­der this chaotic setup?

The En­ergy Reg­u­la­tory Com­mis­sion has started in­ves­ti­gat­ing the com­plaint of Mayor Jerry Treñas on the pos­si­ble threat to pub­lic safety of “in­ad­e­quately-main­tained lines, power out­ages and haz­ardous elec­tric posts” owned by Panay Elec­tric Co.

From Jan­uary to Oct. 27 of this year, the Bu­reau of Fire Pro­tec­tion says it has recorded 200 in­ci­dents of pole fires in Iloilo City.

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