Reports are unclear as to what caused the fire, but emergency services are on scene. No injuries have been reported.
According to Ekurhuleni Emergency Services, firefighters are battling a structural fire.
“At this stage we got active firefighting taking place. We’re also getting some resources to give backup on the existing personnel on scene. It is a shopping complex. Woolworths, Hi-Fi Corporation, Checkers Hyper are exposed to that fire,” says spokesperson William Ntladi.
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