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Vector wins claim on Penrose fire compensation

Vector is to be repaid more than $300,000 after the High Court ruled the country’s electricity industry disputes body was wrong to find the company’s negligence had caused the Penrose substation fire in 2014 and that it had breached a duty of care to its commercial customers.

Justice Patricia Courtney has quashed rulings Utilities Disputes commissioner Nanette Moreau made in favour of supermarket chain Progressive Enterprises, fast-food operator WendCo and cool s

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