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The mains power in my apartment cut out. When I attempted to

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The mains power in my apartment cut out. When I attempted to switch it back on, something in the switchboard exploded with a loud bang and a flash of light. Is it safe to attempt this again or is there a serious problem?

Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you. I would not attempt to restore power a second time. Something in the apartment is shorted, and the short needs to be cleared by an electrician before power is restored, unfortunately.

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