A huge fire broke out in the Bhadradri Kottagudem district.The fire broke out at the Sitaramapatnam substation in Palvancha town.
At the time of the mishap, six employees were on duty at the substation.However, no casualties reported and none of the employees injured due to the fire.
The fire broke out suddenly in the early hours of this morning.Authorities estimated that the fire mishap at the substation had caused extensive property damage.
The power supply to the surrounding areas was interrupted due to the fire.Last year, the same substation power cables caught fire.
Locals are blaming the staff for frequent fire accidents.
The staff immediately informed the firefighters.
Firefighters rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.According to the information available, a huge fire broke out when the electrical conductor wire fell on a transformer.
It is reported that more than half of the substation was burnt as the fire spread throughout the substation.1 fire engine from Palvancha and 3 fire engines from the Kottagudem KTPS reached the spot and brought the fire under control.As the fire spread to nearby transformers, it took a lot of time for firefighters to bring the fire under control.