A storage facility for sanitisers exploded in Little Falls, Johannesburg, emergency services said on Saturday.
"The explosion occurred just after midnight. Emergency services responded. There were no injuries," Johannesburg EMS spokesperson Nana Radebe said.
She said the cause of the explosion was not yet known.
According to the Crime Air Network Twitter page, the blast also blew out nearby windows. The manufacturers of the sanitisers "failed to manage processes," read the tweet.
EXPLOSION ROCKS SUBURB : HOOGELAND. LITTLE FALLS. COJ. GP. PEOPLE ALLEGEDLY MANUFACTURING "SANITISER" FAILED TO MANAGE PROCESSES. HUGE EXPLOSION. NEIGHBOURS WINDOWS ALSO BLOWN OUT. @SAPoliceService @TrafficRTMC @_ArriveAlive @GTP_Traffstats @JoburgMPD @TMPDSafety @cci_network— REZA (@crimeairnetwork) February 20, 2021
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