Two critically injured in Joburg fire

2014-06-25 07:17
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Johannesburg - Two men were critically injured after a shop caught alight in Denver on the East Rand on Tuesday night, Johannesburg emergency services said.

The men sustained about 60% burn wounds and were transported to a nearby hospital, said spokesperson Nana Radebe.

Two other men were thought to be trapped inside the burning building.

"Firefighters are extinguishing the fire and are trying to locate the two missing people," said Radebe.

The shop, next to the Denver hospital, caught fire around 21:00 on Tuesday.

Radebe said preliminary investigations into the cause of the fire would be conducted once the fire was extinguished.
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