Factory on fire in Johannesburg

2013-06-04 12:41
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Johannesburg - Firefighters were trying to extinguish a fire at a factory on Main Reef Road in Benrose, Johannesburg on Tuesday, emergency services said.

"We have three fire engines on the scene and firefighters are trying to extinguish the fire," EMS spokesperson Nana Radebe said.

"People managed to evacuate [the building]."

There were no reported injuries.

Radebe said firefighters were trying to extinguish the fire from the outside, because the roof at the back of the factory had collapsed.

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