Sandton residential complex catches fire

A residential complex in Sunninghill, Johannesburg, caught fire on Thursday.

Nana Radebe, spokesperson for City of Johannesburg emergency services, told News24 that a structural fire call had been received at 09:35 on Thursday.

"Sandton Fire Station was the first to respond to the two flats that caught fire," Radebe said in a text message.

According to Radebe, three fire trucks were on the scene and there were no injuries or fatalities.

"Preliminary investigations [will] be conducted after firefighting is done. The fire is under control," Radebe said.  

Radebe said between 12 and 15 flats were affected. 

Twitter user Chris de Beer tweeted a video of flames and smoke bellowing from the complex.

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