A gas pipeline has caught fire in Alberton, Ekurhuleni, leading to the evacuation of everyone within a 500-metre radius.According to Eric Maloka, spokesperson for Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Services Management, no injuries or fatalities have been reported.High pressure gas line on fire near Alberton ?????? UPDATE. It’s a HIGH PRESSURE GAS LINE. EVACUATE AREA IMMEDIATELY. Sasol and Transnet en route pic.twitter.com/9pFUpONVwm— BlueHawkTactical (@Bluehawktactic1) December 31, 2019 While the cause of the fire is unknown, Maloka said the nearby fire department saw the blaze and responded immediately.They have contained a primary fire but are still working on containing a second fire of burning rubbish nearby.The primary fire, caused by a combination of gas and petroleum, has since been contained, while a second fire, as a result of spilled petrol, was still burning at the time of publication.Alberton gas pipeline : The lines have been shut down. They have reduced the radius to 500m. Disaster Management on scene. Waiting for the volume to reduce. pic.twitter.com/e7aYR0n5fG— BlueHawkTactical (@Bluehawktactic1) December 31, 2019 Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Services Management and Eskom officials are on the scene to isolate the fires, Maloka said. According Sasol spokesperson Alex Anderson, the pipeline does not belong to the company.It is believed to be a Transnet pipeline.Alberton north Area , Explosion in Phillips street, Verwoerdpark. Residents within a 1,5 km radius should evacuate for their own safety. Gas line exploded pic.twitter.com/ATbMWsDYRa— mickey and 50 others (@van_peeblez) December 31, 2019We've just been evacuated from our house in Verwoerdpark Alberton #ekurhuleni please inform fam in the area gas line is on fire pic.twitter.com/4UyJJDHoKj— Mbali (@MbaliMB) December 31, 2019 *This story has been updated.