WATCH | Fire breaks out at Gauteng mattress factory

Iavan Pijoos Journalist
The police are investigating the cause of a fire at Creswell House in Newlands, and the subsequent death of an elderly tenant. Stock photo.
The police are investigating the cause of a fire at Creswell House in Newlands, and the subsequent death of an elderly tenant. Stock photo.
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Emergency services are fighting a fire which broke out at a mattress factory in Nancefield, south of Johannesburg, on Monday.

Joburg EMS spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said the blaze started at around 8am.

“Firefighters are busy on the scene extinguishing hotspots. As soon as they are done we will be able to assess the damage,” he said.

The cause of the fire was unknown at this stage.

Factory on fire in Lythe Ave, Nancefield, JHB.

Posted by Suburban Control Centre on Monday, October 11, 2021

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