A 63 KV transformer got damaged after it catches fire during the intervening night in zahid Bagh Village of South kashmirs Pulwama district.
Locals said that due to unknown reasons transformer caught fire during night around 12:10 am and after the efforts of local youth fire was brought under control.
They added that High tension line and over one dozen insulators were also damaged during the fire incident.
"The department shall thoroughly ascertain the cause of the fire leading to the accident through a technical team as soon as possible", Locals demanded
They also demanded that department must make all out effort to restore the power supply as soon as possible.
Moreover we need separate link sets so that it may not affect the power supply of other areas.
Pertinently more than 250 households are without electricity due to the damage transformer and HT line.
Locals have requested PDD chief, DDC pulwama and xen PDD Pulwama to provide new transformer asap in the area so that people may not suffer in chilling winter.