Roof and top floor of building destroyed in Braampark blaze

A massive fire has broken out at a building in Braamfontein in Johannesburg.

Several witnesses reported seeing huge flames on the rooftop and people evacuating the building.

Also read: Eyewitness describes outbreak of fire at the Braam Park Offices

EWN's Victor Magwedze reports that the roof and top floor of the building appear to have been destroyed.

Smoke and flames can still be seen from the building, Magwedze says.

Firefighters are evaluating the structural damages before forensic investigators begin a probe to determine the cause of the blaze.

No lives have been lost but some people have been treated for smoke inhalation.

Take a listen to the full EWN update:


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