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Joburg’s new threat: houses catching fire because of load-shedding surges

Firefighters anticipate more house fires as people fail to switch off appliances during multiple daily power outages

05 July 2022 - 21:38

While upmarket homeowners live in fear of a suspected arsonist, a new fire threat has emerged in the form of hazardous power surges that can happen when electricity is restored after an outage...

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