Fire at sub-power station causes city-wide power out


A fire broke out at the Ulaanbaatar sub-power station at around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday and caused a city-wide power out.
An engineer at the Ulaanbaatar Electricity Distribution Network, J.Batkhuu, was asked to clarify about the power outage.
“A fire broke out at the Ulaanbaatar sub-power station. The cause of the fire is still unknown, but the fire has been completely extinguished. Power in western areas of the city was recovered at around 10:00 a.m. Now, we’re working quickly to recover power in eastern areas,” he said.
Most buildings in eastern areas had regained power by 3:30 p.m.
According to a resident in Sukhbaatar District near 100 Ail Street, her apartment got access to power at around 3:00 p.m.
All traffic lights in the capital had been inoperative due to the power outage. Traffic police officers were immediately assigned at intersection to regulate traffic movement.
The Ulaanbaatar Electricity Distribution Network had taken speedy measures and distributed power and electricity to central districts right after the power out.
The UB Post will soon report on the cause of the fire at Ulaanbaatar sub-power station is revealed.

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