Jumbo Cash and Carry in flames - videos
A fiery scene this morning greeted motorists as they passed the Jumbo Cash and Carry situated in Crown mines, Johannesburg. These pictures were posted to Facebook by Intelligence Bureau this morning.
Motorists are warned to find an alternative route to Main Reef Road.
Stock estimated to value R100-million was destroted when Jumbo Cash & Carry store in Crown Mines‚ Johannesburg caught fire on Thursday morning.
“All night shift employees were safely evacuated and are fully accounted for‚ no one has been injured‚” the company said in a statement
It said the fire started at 5am‚ the “Johannesburg Fire Department was notified immediately and are currently on the scene fighting the fire”.
“In situations such as this‚ the cause of the fire is investigated after the site has been declared to be safe‚” the company said
“The investigation is typically conducted by teams from the Fire Department‚ South African Police Services and the insurers.