Fire breaks out at PE mall

2012-01-26 12:52

Several stores at the Greenacres Mall in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, were damaged when a fire broke out early today.

About 26 stores could not open for business today due to smoke and water damage, spokesperson for the mall’s management, Vanessa Sabbatini, said in a statement.

Greenacres centre management said earlier that the fire broke out in the House and Home store at about 3am.

“The fire department were immediately called to the scene and are still on site,” she said.
The cause of the blaze was not known, but investigations were under way.

The closed businesses were: Checkers, House and Home, Spitz, Absa, Bargain Books, Ackermans, Jet, Rage, Levisons, Romans, Exact!, Identity, Queenspark, Debonairs, Froggies at Tinas, Health and Comfort Shoes, Shoe City, Travelex, Fragrance Boutique, Cut Above, Sheet Street, Maurice Levin Jewellers, Torga Optical, Pollocks, BT Games and Home Comforts, which is part of Ackermans.

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