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Bush Fire Caused Power Outage In Tavua, Vatukoula, Nadarivatu And Rakiraki

EFL teams are currently carrying out the necessary repair works and are expected to complete the repairs by 10:00am tomorrow morning, Wednesday 12th August 2020, weather permitting, before power supply can be fully restored to the affected areas.
12 Aug 2020 09:48
Bush Fire Caused Power Outage In Tavua, Vatukoula, Nadarivatu And Rakiraki

An extensive bush fire (cause unestablished) has burnt four (4) wooden power poles that evacuate electricity via the 33,000 volts transmission powerline from Rarawai in Ba to Tavua and all the way to Rakiraki.

The damaged power poles pose an eminent safety risk and need to be urgently replaced.

The bush fire has damaged the power poles and has caused an unplanned power outage to our valued customers in the corridor from Tavua to Vatukoula, Nadarivatu all the way to Navesau which is past Rakiraki since 10:54am today, Tuesday 11th August, 2020.

EFL teams are currently carrying out the necessary repair works and are expected to complete the repairs by 10:00am tomorrow morning, Wednesday 12th August 2020, weather permitting, before power supply can be fully restored to the affected areas.

This unplanned power outage is currently affecting our valued customers in the following areas:

Whole of Tavua Town Area, Tawatawa, Tagitagi area, Maqere, Qelela, Waikona, Matalevu, Yasiyasi, Tavua Hospital, PWD, Yaladro, Malele, Davota, Balata, Toko, Matanigata, Vatukoula, MR Dayal Factory, Vuqele, Masimasi, Vunivaivai, Koro No 1 & 2, South Ridge Repeater, Korovou Weir, Taunabe Village, Nadrivatu, Nadala, Navai, Korosoi, Waimoqi, Yauyau, Soroni, Wainiqia, Tavurase, Lovo, Wailailai Settlement, Waidradra, Navosalailai, Vatusogo, Nadrano, Naga, Ravoravo, Nadrau, Nabawaqa, Naiyaca, Lewa, Lewavou, Camp Site, Nadarivatu Buyabuya, Drala, Koro Village, Portal
House, Nabuna Village, Vanuakula Village, Mataniwai Area, FSC Sector Office & Quarters, Whole of
Kauvuli, APTL School, Vodafone & Digicel Repeater-Rabulu, Rabulu Primary School, Part of Nadarivatu Road, Whole of Korovou Village, Whole of Korovou Road Area, Korovou Cemetery, Balata, Balata Primary & High Schools, Drumas, Lakalaka, Whole of Naim Road, Davota, Whole of Rakavidi Road; Malele Roads, Vodafone Repeater Station – Malele, Wainivoce, Waikubukubu Area, Waikubukubu Village, Whole of Volivoli Circular Road, Volivoli Point, Volivoli Digicel Site, Vatu-I-Ra Villas, Exotic Farm Yard, Volivoli Beach Resort, Dreamview Villas, Wananavu Beach Resort, Sunset Point, Starfish Blue, Bula Rangi, Sega na Leqa Resort, Whole of Ellington Area, FSC Bulk and Quarters, Ellington Wharf Area, Ellington Primary School, Nakorokula Village, Navolau No.2, Navolau Digicel Site, Navolau No.1, Navolau District School, Navunidawa Settlement, Namuaimada Village, Naboutolu Village, Vaidoko Village, Madhuvani Primary School, Nokonoko Village, Benatil Subdivision, Dokanavatu/Korotiki Settlement, Saivou District School, Nanukuloa Government Station, Nanukuloa Village, Naisereilagi Village, Wailevu Settlement, Navunibitu Catholic School, Ra Maternity Hospital, Rokoroko Village, Tokio Settlement, Whole of Tokaimalo Area, Nalaba District School, Jaina Settlement, Barotu Village, Matawailevu Village, Navuniivi, Ra High School, Matawailevu Telecom & Digicel Site, Vunikavikaloa, Burenitu Village, Waimicia Shopping Centre, Waimicia Police Post, Waimaro Health Centre, Burelevu Road, Dobuilevu, Nausori Village, Nasavusavu Village, Nauto Settlement, Navitilevu Village, Tobu Village, Dama Village, Toki Settlement, Savalotu/Nayaca Village, Nalalawa Village, Rokovuaka Village, ; Navesau SDA School.

EFL requests members of the public to refrain from lighting fires in the vicinity of wooden power poles. Such fires cause unwanted power interruption to our valued customers.

EFL sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience caused to all our valued customers due to this unplanned power outage which was beyond our control.

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