Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Digital Journalist
1 minute read
12 Feb 2021
8:38 am

WATCH: At least nine shops destroyed in Brakpan CBD fire

Vhahangwele Nemakonde

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

A fire broke through shops on Kitzinger street in Brakpan early this morning, 12 January 2021 destroying at least 9 shops in the process. Picture: Neil McCartney

At least nine shops have been destroyed in a fire on Kitzinger street in the Brakpan CBD on Friday morning.

According to SA emergency reports, part of the flats next to the shops also collapsed, leaving residents without a home.

Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Management Services spokesperson William Ntladi confirmed the incident and said the hotel near the shops also caught fire.

A fire broke through shops on Kitzinger street in Brakpan early this morning, 12 January 2021 destroying at least 9 shops in the process. Picture: Neil McCartney

Emergency services were attending to the scene.

The cause of the fire was unknown at this stage.

This is a developing story 

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