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VIDEO: Chemical factory in Benoni on fire

Motorists and pedestrians have been urged to avoid the Apex area in Benoni, east of Johannesburg, due to a chemical factory currently on fire.

According to reports, the Shield Chemicals factory in London Road is currently ablaze.

Shield makes interior and exterior car cleaning products.

The fire apparently started just after 9 am on Thursday morning.

Social media reports indicate those within a 3km radius have been urged to evacuate.

Jacaranda News reported that the fire has since been contained, and that no injuries were reported.

-The Citizen

In other news – Why these Actors were fired from The Queen

Mzansi Magic’s hit telenovela The Queen has experienced its fair share of actors leaving the show. Shona and Connie Ferguson, who produced the show, explained the high turnover saying that it is the nature of the industry. Characters come and go as telenovelas continuously reinvent the storyline.

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However, sometimes the actors do not leave the show of their own accord. Below are some of the actors who were fired from The Queen. Learn More

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