A poorly covered underground electric transmitter station near Yeka Abado Condominium houses, Yeka Sub city, Addis Abeba, has been exploding for the past week, state media report.
The danger is putting the lives of hundreds of residents living in the condominiums at risk.
Fire and smoke continuously comes out of the ground.
The transmitter station is located in a pavement, children often play in the area.
Government representative told state media that they will try to fix the problem before the end of the week.