In Yekaterinburg, over 12 thousand people remained without electricity

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura in motobanquistas power lines. Archival photoIn Yekaterinburg, over 12 thousand people remained without electricity© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura the image Bank

Over 12 thousand people were left without power in Ekaterinburg as a result of the fire at a transformer substation, emergency work scheduled to be completed by 21.00 GMT on Sunday, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the operational headquarters on the spot.

«After a fire on transformer substation in the street the County left without electricity 350 residential houses in which live more than 12 thousand people», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the experts reconnect consumers backup schemes. Estimated time of completion of emergency repair works on transformer substation — 21.00 GMT on Sunday.