Friday 3 April, 2020

Pole fire leads to parish-wide power outage

Residents in the parish of St. Philip should have their power restored soon, if not already.

According to the Barbados Light & Power Company's Corporate Communications department, the time frame for having it fixed "was 1 o'clock, so I believe people should coming back on any second now if they're not already back on."

Speaking to Loop News, a Light & Power employee explained, "It was a pole that was burning. We had to replace the equipment and because of that the entire, almost the entire St. Philip went off."

The outage notice was posted on the Barbados Light & Power Company's social media. Therefore, in future if persons experience an outage they can scan those pages as well for updates or call and make a report. 


This report was published around 1:05 pm, today, Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

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