Three men injured in Durban’s isotainer fire

2017-06-13 18:05
An isotainer on fire in Jacobs. (Rescue Care)

An isotainer on fire in Jacobs. (Rescue Care)

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Durban – Three men have been injured on Teakwood Road in Jacobs after an isotainer - a container that contains dangerous goods - caught alight on Tuesday afternoon, paramedics say.

One person sustained burns to his hands and face, said Garrith Jamieson, Rescue Care paramedics spokesperson.

"The second patient was actually a security guard who was knocked down by a truck trying to avoid the fire," Jamieson said.

The third person was treated for slight burns at the scene. Jamieson said they were all on their way to the hospital.

Teakwood Road is severely congested at the moment with emergency vehicles, he said. 

"The scene is still active," said Jamieson.


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