Joburg building catches fire

2013-11-09 22:31

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Johannesburg - A building has caught fire near the Landsborough and Kimberley road intersection in Booysens, Johannesburg metro police said on Saturday.

"There's thick smoke covering the M1 freeway and motorists are advised to use Rifle Range road or [the] N12 as alternative routes for now," Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

Emergency services spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said no one was injured.

"Half of the building got burned but we managed to save everybody and the fire was put out."

The cause of the fire would be investigated.

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