PIC | 4 apartments in Gardens, Cape Town, gutted in blaze

2020-05-04 11:37
Four apartments were gutted in a fire in Gardens, Cape Town.

Four apartments were gutted in a fire in Gardens, Cape Town. (Supplied by City of Cape Town)

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Four apartments were gutted when a fire broke out in Gardens in the early hours of Monday morning, the City of Cape Town has confirmed.

A fifth sustained minor damages in the blaze, fire and rescue services spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said.

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The emergency call was received at 03:35 of a flat alight in Kloof Street.

"Fire crews from Roeland Street, Salt River and Milnerton were quickly on scene. Firefighters battled for almost four hours to contain the fire," Carelse said.

"Four apartments on the 5th floor were gutted and one on the 6th floor sustained minimal damages."

No injuries were reported, Carelse said, and the blaze was extinguished at 07:45.

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Four apartments were gutted in a fire in Gardens, Cape Town. (Supplied by City of Cape Town)
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