Popular restaurant in Centurion catches fire

2015-11-01 13:24

Pretoria - Several people had to be rescued from a restaurant near Centurion after it caught fire on Sunday morning, paramedics said. 

ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said when its paramedics arrived on the scene, fire and rescue services were extinguishing the fire at the Stone Cradle venue. 

"Four people were treated on scene for smoke inhalation.  These included people who helped get some of the people in the building out quickly as well as a man believed to be in his 80's found next door to the building where the fire erupted," she said. 

"ER24 paramedics also saved two dogs from a neighbouring property."

The exact cause of the fire was unknown, but would be investigated. 

Bodasing said the thatch roof, as well as the top level of the building were burnt.

(Picture supplied by ER24)

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