KRASNODAR, January 24. /ITAR-TASS/. All city boiler-houses were put into operation on Friday in the city of Krasnodar, the hardest hit by ice rain that pelted Russia’s southern Krasnodar territory on January 21. Repair work continued throughout the night, sources from the mayoral office’s press service told Itar-Tass.
“All city boiler-houses had been launched as of 8 am Moscow time, eight of them are running on diesel generators,” the sources said.
At the present moment, “16,000 Krasnodar residents remain without electricity, down from the initial 29,000 people” hit by the blackout, sources from the city control center said.
More than 7,000 specialists assisted by 487 units of hardware work in Krasnodar on Friday to cope with the aftermath of the ice rain.
Within the day specialists are to restore low voltage lines in several local settlements.