Gallery: Fire at Bfn estate causes huge damage


A fire broke out in a newly developed estate in Rayton, Bloemfontein. A storage unit where the contractors and workers store their clothes and necessities caught fire at around 10:00.

One of the workers, John Lesedi, says there were also 20 litres of diesel stored in the container and they have lost all their clothing with everything else they had stored there. The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

Bloemfontein Courant arrived on the scene together with Mangaung Fire and Rescue. Although the exact location was hard to find, the swift action of Mangaung Fire and Rescue ensured that the fire was under control and extinguished, thus also preventing the fire from spreading. No person was harmed in this ordeal.

Heidre Malgas