KZN firefighters fight blaze on train

2015-05-06 20:53

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Durban - A train has caught on fire at the Reunion train station, near Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, on Wednesday night, emergency services said. 

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"Reports from [the] scene are that 11 coaches [of the train] are on fire. With the fire being 'extensive'," spokesperson Robert McKenzie said. 

"The Durban fire department is working hard to contain the blaze. Police and metro police are on the scene."

Details on the fire were still sketchy.

McKenzie said there were no reports of injuries. 

Comment could not be immediately obtained from the eThekwini fire brigade.

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