Exploding power box caught on camera

The exploding power box. Photos: Cameron Avery.

Sparks were seen flying into the air when a power box in Gate Pa exploded.

Firefighters were called to the explosion on Coopers Road around 7.30pm.

A reporter at the scene says quite a few neighbours had come out to see what was happening.

“It was exploding. There was quite a lot of loud bangs and flashes, pretty impressive.”

Firefighters contained the explosion and subsequent fire and waited for power contractors to arrive at the scene.


0 Comments

There are no comments on this article.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to make a comment. Login Now
Opinion Poll

Do you think free parking in the CBD on Saturdays will bring more business to retailers?

Yes
No it’s going to add to the parking problems
Yes and it should be extended throughout the week

VOTE
VIEW RESULTS