Residents of Montana Park are without electricity following the theft of three main feeder cables that supply the suburb. The City's technical team has already started replacing the stolen cables. Electricity supply to the area is expected be restored at 19:00.
Meanwhile, plans are underway to replace the stolen electricity components between Rietgat and Soshanguve substations. The theft and distraction of these components have resulted in an interruption of electricity supply to Soshanguve Block P, R, S, T, U, Y, X, SS1-SS5 and KK. It is not yet known when the affected areas will have their supply back, but residents will be kept abreast of the restoration time.
All residents affected by power failures should report their power failure at customer care centres on 012 358 9999, or SMS the word "power" to 44676.
Residents are urged to treat all network points as live at all times.