Cape Town factory fire extinguished

2017-04-17 12:31
City of Cape Town. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

City of Cape Town. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Cape Town - A factory fire which broke out early on Monday was extinguished by mid-morning, the City of Cape Town's Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed.

In a statement, it said the blaze, in Platinum Crescent, Marconi Beam, was reported around 05:43.

The Barksole factory was alight.

The City said six firefighting vehicles and 24 firefighters managed to extinguish the flames around 08:00.

It said the cause of the fire was not immediately clear.

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