Sarawak Energy Takes Immediate Actions To Clear Distribution Tower Knocked Down By 4WD Vehicle In Front Of 101 Commercial Centre

KUCHING, SUNDAY,  8 NOVEMBER 2015: A 33kV distribution tower was knocked down by a 4WD vehicle in front of 101 Commercial centre (road between City One to Airport) this morning around 7 am.

Sarawak Energy has taken immediate actions to remove the tower from the road. As there is a need to also secure another two adjacent towers to prevent from subsequent collapse, Sarawak Energy would need at least five hours to do so and hope to clear the works by 2pm today.

No injury is reported and the police traffic is already on site to manage the situation.This collapsed distribution line acts as an alternative back up for fast restoration of power in the event of fault at the new cable from the  Bypass 33KV substation to Airport 33kv Substation.