Our server health monitoring system rebooted the server to address a problem with the Apache web service. The reboot was not successful resulting in an outage of nearly two hours. We apologise for the inconvenience.
An electrical fire broke out today at the Great Westerford building in Cape Town that houses the Hetzner data centre. The Cape Town Fire Department had the fire under control and extinguished by late morning. Service was not affected and continued to run as normal.