Explosion at Blue Mountains substation leaves 5500 without power for second time in a week

By Isobel Cootes
Updated January 13 2017 - 3:08pm, first published 2:08pm
Fire has broken out twice in a week at an electricity substation in Blaxland. Photo: Michel OSullivan

An explosion at an electricity substation in the Blue Mountains has left more than 5500 residents in 40-degree heat without power for the second time this week.



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