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'Huge' fire at Johannesburg factory

2012-07-07 19:37

Johannesburg - Firefighters were battling a factory fire in Heriotdale, east of Johannesburg on Saturday, emergency services said.

"The fire is huge so City of Johannesburg and City of Ekurhuleni are on the scene," spokesperson Niel Rooi said.

"No one was injured and the cause of the fire in unknown. We expect that it is going to take a while before we put out the fire."

Rooi said the fire was at a plastic factory.

Once the fire is contained, investigations into the cause of the fire would continue, he said.

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