South Africa’s Johannesburg fire: Death toll rises to 63: According to the emergency services in Johannesburg, South Africa, the number of fatalities from a fire that broke out on Thursday and consumed a building with five stories in the city’s central business district has increased to 63. EnoughInfo.com
“We’re on 63 bodies, which we have recovered and also 43 people who sustained minor injuries,” Emergency Management Services spokesman Robert Mulaudzi told a local broadcaster.
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South Africa’s Johannesburg fire: Death toll rises to 63
According to a spokesman named Robert Mulaudzi, an effort to search for and collect bodies was now under way. And, it was anticipated that the number of fatalities would climb.
The authorities reported that the fire had been put out in a significant portion. But smoke kept coming from the burned building in Johannesburg’s CBD.
The fire was extinguished by the firefighters who had been dispatched to the area. The building had been cleared for reoccupation. This did not stop the search and rescue activities who were still under way.
The red and white structure with charred windows could be seen on television video. This is Beside fire vehicles and ambulances parked outside the property, which was surrounded by a police cordon.
Our hearts go out to all those affected by this terrible disaster. Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to bring you the latest information on this developing story.
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