Fire disrupts power supply in Fujairah

FUJAIRAH — Power supply to Al Ghorfa area in Fujairah was disrupted for three hours yesterday as a fire broke out in the main power station at 3pm.

By Salah El Deberkey

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Published: Thu 19 Jul 2007, 8:44 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:12 AM

The power outage forced many residents to spend their time in their cars with the air-conditioners on to beat the soaring heat.

The Civil Defence Department pressed the firefighters into service immediately to put out the blaze, which had reportedly started from the extended cables.

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