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22 November 2011

Structural Fire Leaves 7 Injured

[STRAND – 21 NOVEMBE 2011 AT 17H00]
A structural fire occurred on Smit Street in the Strand in the early parts of yesterday afternoon.

Emergency personnel arrived on the scene and found 3 factories including a paint factory were gutted in the blaze. ER24 paramedics from the Strand,   examined and treated several patients for various smoke inhalation and mild to moderate burns. They were treated on the scene before transporting them to various hospitals in the greater Cape Peninsula.

The cause of the fires in the three factory’s is still unknow but the local investigators were on the scene and would investigate the incident further.

Derrick Banks, ER24