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Robinson Nqola
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26 May 2017
4:39 pm

Block of flats catches fire in Sunnyside

Robinson Nqola

Five apartments were on fire at the time of reporting.

Photo: Supplied

Several units in a block of flats in Sunnyside, Pretoria, were on fire on Friday afternoon, Tshwane emergency services said.

Tshwane emergency services spokesperson Johan Pieterse said a building caught fire at about 2pm on the corner of Rissik and Troye streets, Rekord East reported.

“At this stage, five apartments are on fire.”

Pieterse said the fire brigade was at the scene.

“It could take another two to three hours to put out the fire.”

He said no injuries were reported.

It still remains unclear what caused the fire.

Caxton News Service

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