Johannesburg school hall gutted in fire

2013-05-23 07:40
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Joburg school hall fire

See pictures of the fire that gutted the historic Holy Family College in Johannesburg on Wednesday night.

Johannesburg - A fire caused extensive damage to the hall of Holy Family College in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, on Wednesday night, Johannesburg emergency management services said.

Spokesperson Nana Radebe said initial reports indicated that no one was injured in the fire.

"The hall is fully gutted and other parts of the school were also damaged," she said.

Firefighters were working on dampening down the affected buildings late on Wednesday night.

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