Repair work at one of K-Electric’s grid stations in Malir, which had developed a fault Monday morning, is currently underway to restore power supply too few affected areas.
Partial supply from the grid has been restored through initial efforts that were begun as soon as the fire was extinguished. Affected areas include Shamsi and Alfalah Societies, parts of Malir, Shah Faisal Colony and Green Town. Power supply to the airport remained uninterrupted throughout.
According to KE Spokesperson, “Some feeders have already been brought back online while work is underway to restore remaining feeders. Areas associated with the grid are expected to experience load management till complete re-energization of the grid affected by the fire.”
KE regrets the inconvenience caused and requests cooperation from customers during this time. KE will continue to keep customers in the affected areas updated about the situation through its free SMS alert service (8119).