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Energy ministry says fire incident will cause mild inconveniences for Bo residents

The ministry of energy in a news circulation released yesterday 13th April 2023, has said that the fire incident at the Bo power Station Bo city, Southern Sierra Leone will create mild inconveniences for residents of Bo City, which the ministry is ensuring necessary technical steps are being taken to restore normal electricity supply within the shortest possible time.

The ministry explained that due to coordinated efforts between staff and fire force, the fire was extinguished before much damage occurred to generation and transmission infrastructure.

They explained that the actual cause of the outbreak has not been ascertained but primary investigation has informed the belief that it might be due to an attempt to remove an obsolete Man engine from the powerhouse to make way for the installation of a 6MW diesel thermal diesel generator.


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