A furniture factory in Epping Industria in Cape Town has been destroyed in a fire, SABC news reported yesterday.
A fire department spokesman said about 75 percent of the building was damaged and most of the furniture destroyed.
The fire was reported at midnight and at one stage seven fire fighters were at the scene.
The fire had been completely extinguished "within a few hours".
An inspector will visit the site to determine the cause of the fire. - Sapa