Major fire at power substation that provides electricity supply to Noida Metro
Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and firefighting operations are underway.Updated: Aug 19, 2020, 12:49 IST
A major fire broke out at the power station in Sector 148 of Greater Noida on Wednesday morning, officials said. This sub station provides electricity supply to Noida Metro.
“We received information that a 500 MV transformer has caught fire.The power department officials swiftly moved into action to bring the fire under control and informed the police and the fire department,” said V N Singh, chief engineer, Pashchimanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (PVVNL).
The fire was reported around 8.30am in a transformer at the power station of Noida Power Company Limited (NPCL). Ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot to and the fire was brought under control.
Other the Sector 48 metro station, the sub-station supplies power to Sector 93 and Sector 84.
More details are awaited.