T&TEC: Fault isolated, repairs to begin this afternoon

The T&T Electricity Commission (T&TEC) said the fault on an underground electrical cable which caused a small explosion outside the Hall of Justice has been isolated and repairs will begin this afternoon.

In a media statement, T&TEC said the incident occurred at approximately 9.15 am and caused an outage in downtown Port-of-Spain.

Its engineers responded immediately and restored the electricity supply to customers in Port-of-Spain.

The cause of the fault has not yet been determined.

"The Minister of National Security, the Honourable Stuart Young, addressed the matter in a media conference at the Hall of Justice and confirmed that there was no national security threat stemming out of the explosion," T&TEC said.


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