WATCH | Old Potchefstroom train station up in flames

Police confirmed that a fire broke out at the train station on Saturday.
Police confirmed that a fire broke out at the train station on Saturday.
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The old Potchefstroom train station in the North West, where hundreds of photoshoots were held, has caught fire.

Police spokesperson Col Adele Myburgh confirmed that a fire broke out at the train station on Saturday.

“There is still smoke coming from the station.” 

Myburgh said that once the scene has been declared safe, a team of specialists would be sent to determine the cause of the blaze.

An inquest case is under investigation.

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