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Firefighters contain Ga-rankuwa electronics and chemicals factory fire

A production factory filled with chemicals and electronics has burnt down in the City of Tshwane.

Tshwane emergency services responded to a fire incident in the Ga-rankuwa industrial area where an electronic factory was up in flames.

Emergency Medical Services spokesperson Charles Mabaso said two fire engines, two water tankers, and aerial support were dispatched to contain the blaze.

“It has not been determined what other flammable and combustible chemicals were in the factory when approximately 20 units/plants of SVA Electronics were gutted by the blaze. Firefighters managed to contain and control the blaze even though firefighting operations continued throughout the night to the morning.”


In other news – Huge blow for DJ Zinhle as her song removed from streaming platforms

Popular South African DJ, producer, media personality, and businesswoman, DJ Zinhle has expressed displeasure after her latest song Thula was removed from Apple Music and iTunes.

DJ Zinhle

The song, which features songstress Cici, was released in July this year. Taking to Twitter at the weekend, the businesswoman said she does not why the song was taken off some streaming platforms. She, however, said that she and her team are trying to find a solution and directed her fans to other streaming platforms. Read More