AMC Cookware factory assesses damage after fire

2015-10-28 15:24
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Cape Town - Mop up operations were completed on Wednesday afternoon after firefighters battled through the night to extinguish a fire which ripped through the AMC Cookware factory in Atlantis on Tuesday, City of Cape Town Fire Services said.

The cause of the blaze has not yet been determined and is under investigation, spokesperson Liesl Moodie confirmed.

“It is believed to have originated from the roof before spreading to the rest of the building,” she said.

The fire broke out at about 22:00 and was contained in the early hours of the morning.

Moodie said there had been no indication of foul play.

AMC spokesperson Kaye Cox said a statement had been sent to staff and posted on social media informing them that while the fire would have a temporary impact on production, the company was “working on rectifying the situation”.

AMC directors are on site to assess the damage, she added.

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