WATCH | Centurion resident's four vehicles go up in smoke

0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
  • A house fire in Gauteng damaged four vehicles parked in the garage on Saturday.
  • The homeowner escaped the blaze with only minor burns on his hand.
  • Police were investigating the cause of the fire.

A Centurion resident is breathing a sigh of relief after escaping a house fire on Saturday.

The unidentified man only sustained minor injuries but lost four of his vehicles.

Video footage of the incident shows his garage engulfed in flames.

Tshwane Emergency Medical Services (EMS) spokesperson Charles Mabaso told News24 the kitchen as well as a small room adjacent to the house also caught fire.

WATCH | There are lions on my stoep! Man comes home to find uninvited guests lounging on the patio

The rest of the home suffered smoke damage.

Mabaso said the owner of the home sustained minor burns to his hands and was treated at the scene.

The exact cause of the fire was still under investigation.

However, Mabaso said the owner's generator was running at the time the fire broke out.

Do you want to know more about this topic? Sign up for one of News24's 33 newsletters to receive the information you want in your inbox. Special newsletters are available to subscribers.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
When a Covid-19 vaccine for under 16's becomes available, will you be taking your children to get it?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, immediately!
36% - 1842 votes
I'll wait to see how others respond
27% - 1392 votes
No, I don't think they need it
37% - 1859 votes
Vote
ZAR/USD
14.54
(+0.08)
ZAR/GBP
20.50
(+0.17)
ZAR/EUR
17.65
(+0.15)
ZAR/AUD
11.54
(-0.32)
ZAR/JPY
0.14
(+0.65)
Gold
1798.34
(-0.40)
Silver
27.72
(+0.30)
Platinum
1253.00
(+0.44)
Brent Crude
64.18
(+0.19)
Palladium
2423.56
(+3.99)
All Share
66200.76
(+0.42)
Top 40
60747.41
(+0.42)
Financial 15
12354.99
(+0.99)
Industrial 25
86550.38
(-0.10)
Resource 10
66735.02
(+0.89)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo