In Yakutia without light there are about 69 thousand people

About 69 thousand inhabitants of Yakutia were left without electricity due to power lines high voltage Suntar — Vilyuysk. On Wednesday, October 4, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the situational and analytical center of the Ministry of energy of Russia.

The accident was caused by the disconnection of a transmission line “under protection” and unsuccessful attempt automatic restart. Seven de-energized substations.

Power companies have to go through a line with a length of 397 miles to find a place of damage and to eliminate the consequences of the accident, according to the website of the centre.

October 1 on the backup source Yakutsk TPP caught fire. Then without light remained more than 300 thousand inhabitants of the Republic. Two days earlier, September 29, in result of damage of power lines due to snow storms without electricity in Yakutia was more than 20 thousand inhabitants.