PICS: Fire at Cape Town station

2016-04-09 22:38

Cape Town - Firemen managed to put out a fire in two trains and 10 coaches at Cape Town station on Saturday night, the City of Cape Town confirmed.

The cause of the fire was not known and nobody was injured, according to information from the city's Safety and Security spokesperson JP Smith.

The fire was contained by mid-evening with firemen damping down to make sure it did not flare up again.

Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott said further details would be made available after an assessment, and firemen were still on scene

Pictures were doing the rounds on social media of the alleged damage, which indicates multiple train carriages may have been set alight.

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