Supermarket burns down in Potch mall

2012-10-18 14:22

Johannesburg - A retail supermarket burnt down in Potchefstroom in the early hours of Thursday, North West police said.

"At about 03:00, Shoprite at River Walk Mall in Potchefstroom burnt to ashes. In the process, Life Line Cash Loan business was also affected," said Captain Tselane Nkala.

She said the cause of the fire was not known.

"The damages are still unknown as the fire and emergency services were still extinguishing the fire."

She said the police were investigating and trying to establish if there was any foul play. A case of arson had been opened.

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  • brian.connell.18 - 2012-10-18 15:35

    So .... they are still investigating ..... but have already opened an arson docket. Psychic? Telepathic? Prescient? Amazing!

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