Durban fire contained

2017-03-28 11:32
Durban factory fire. (Rescue Care)

Durban factory fire. (Rescue Care)

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Durban - Ethekwini municipality firefighters are still monitoring the Transnet warehouse that caught fire last week.

Even though the fire had been contained, light smoke was still rising from parts of the warehouse on Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were working at the warehouse in shifts.

KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development MEC Sihle Zikalala and Ethekwini mayor Zandile Gumede were expected to inspect the damage caused by the fire.

It took three days to contain. The 21ha warehouse on South Coast Road contained large quantities of wax and plastic, the eThekwini municipality said.

A pall of black smoke that covered Durban since Friday morning had cleared.

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