Update | Baby among those rescued from burning Durban building

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Firefighters battle a blaze at the Xinhua Distribution Centre in Durban central on Friday.
Firefighters battle a blaze at the Xinhua Distribution Centre in Durban central on Friday.
Thabiso Goba

Employees at the Xinhua Distribution Centre in Durban had to climb down from windows using a hose as the building caught fire.

On Friday morning, paramedics and firefighters were called to the building as a black plume of smoke billowed from its windows.

The building stores bulk clothes and accessory items which are imported from China and sold and distributed to smaller stores across the country.

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