Odesa and the district were completely left without electricity due to an accident and fire at the Ukrenergo substation.

This is reported by DTEK.

"Today, a large-scale accident occurred at the Ukrenergo substation for the second time in a day. As a result, Odesa and part of the Odesa district are temporarily without power," the message reads.

It is noted that energy workers are already working on revitalizing critical infrastructure.

"Electricity supply will be restored when Ukrenergo specialists eliminate the accident," DTEK says.

In addition, the head of Odesa OVA Maksym Marchenko added that all services are involved in eliminating the consequences of the accident, and rescue and recovery work is also ongoing.

"Energy workers are doing everything they can to eliminate the consequences of the accident, it will take some time to restore the power supply," he noted.