They died in vain: little has changed since 2018 Bank of Lisbon blaze

Johannesburg firefighters say there are still equipment shortages. The metro only has 12 fire engines

26 September 2021 - 18:21 By IAVAN PIJOOS and GRAEME HOSKEN

The third anniversary of the death of three Johannesburg firefighters in the Bank of Lisbon blaze has opened old wounds with emergency personnel decrying a shortage of equipment.

Simphiwe Moropane, Mduduzi Ndlovu and Khathutshelo Muedi died in 2018 while battling the fire that engulfed the building housing the Gauteng health department...

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