All gas lines have been shut down and it will be later verified which gas line has been affected, as evacuations continue.
A gas pipeline is on fire behind Phillip street in Verwoerdpark, Alberton. All gas lines have been shut down, and it will be later verified which gas line has been affected, reports Alberton Record.
According to a message circulated by CPS Security, residents living within a 1.5km radius of the explosion have been urged to evacuate.
Emergency services are on site. It is not yet clear if anyone was injured in the explosion.
Initial reports indicate that it was a Sasol pipeline, but this has yet to be confirmed.
Updates to follow as more information is made available.
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TV personality and radio host Lerato Kganyago revealed her recent heartbreak that got Twitter buzzing. The Metro FM breakfast show host is among a few local celebrities who managed to keep their relationships out of the spotlight. In a series of tweets, LKG as she’s fondly known opened up about the four-year relationship that ended a few months ago.
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Source: The Citizen