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Improper installation of 2.4k power line causes fire

Incident Investigation

Improper installation of 2.4k power line causes fire

May 9, 2019

Electrical

Reference Number:

II-851653-2019 (#12284)



Location: Duncan

Regulated industry sector: Electrical – High voltage electrical system (greater than 750V)
 

Impact

Injury
 

Injuries: 0

Injury description: NA

Injury rating: NA

Incident rating: Minor
 

Incident overview

Due to improper installation, a private 2.4kv power line appears to have arced to a guy line causing a fire.

 

 

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