Medical supplies factory in Cape Town hit by blaze

2016-08-20 13:18

Cape Town – The roof of a factory in Brackenfell, Cape Town, caved in after a fire engulfed the building on Friday evening.

The City of Cape Town's fire and rescue service spokesperson Liezl Moodie confirmed crews responded to the fire on Gemini Street shortly after 18:00.

"The roof of the factory [has] collapsed. Firefighters are protecting adjacent factories," she said.
Eight fire and rescue vehicles were at the scene.

"The cause of the fire at this stage is undetermined," said Moodie adding that firefighters were expected to be at the scene for a "considerable" amount of time.

The factory contained medical supplies which it sent to various companies.

No injuries have been reported.

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