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Monthly Archives: October 2017

VIDEO: Substation Explodes After Squirrel Incursion

NC Substation fire

It’s becoming a recurring theme this year:  a small animal scurries into an unprotected substation. Moments later … an expensive — and incredibly dangerous — fire. Take a look at this video of an October substation fire in North Carolina … be sure to watch to the end to see the exploding equipment. The cause: […]

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NEWS: TransGard Installs 3,000th Fence

TransGard Entryway closeup

NOW PROTECTING 3,000 SUBSTATIONS … AND COUNTING Climbing animals have caused thousands of substation outages costing millions of dollars. The good news:  TransGard fencing, which stops animals in their tracks. In fact, TransGard recently announced we’ve installed fencing at more than 3,000 substations. Why are so many utilities and co-ops turning to […]

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