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Massive Fire Consumes Alrode Factory in Devastating Blaze



Alrode paper recycling company caught alight

An Alrode paper recycling company caught alight on July 23, prompting a swift response from the City of Ekurhuleni’s Disaster and Emergency Management Services (DEMS) southern region firefighters. Eight fire stations, with a fleet of 10 fire engines and 40 firefighters, rushed to the scene.

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Upon arrival, flames engulfed massive structures, with the fire spreading to nearby workshops. DEMS spokesperson William Ntladi stated that the firefighters initiated defensive fire suppression measures to protect unburned materials and buildings. The team believes the cause of the fire to be grass burning outside the premises under the perimeter fence, leading to extensive damage to two trucks and a forklift.

Fortunately, there were no casualties between the company’s personnel and firefighting teams. The teams eventually contained the fire after an operation that lasted through the night and into the early morning hours.

Source: Blaze engulfs Alrode factory


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