Fire destroys Waltloo factory

2012-11-04 20:23

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Johannesburg - A fire destroyed a wood-laminating factory in Waltloo on Sunday, Tshwane emergency services said.

"We have the fire under control but it will burn throughout the night because of all the wood in the factory," spokesperson Johan Pieterse said.

"When we got here around 17:00, part of the roof had already caved in, but now it has collapsed completely, making access very difficult."

Pieterse said the flames could be seen all across Pretoria and the fire had great spectator value.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire was still unknown.

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