HAPPENING NOW – China Mall On Fire – 4 persons trapped inside burning China mall
China Mall Fire – Multiple law enforcement agencies and fire crews are racing towards a sporadic fire outbreak in the China Mall warehouse located in West Street in Durban.
Heavy thick black smoke is seen all over the sky and be sighted miles away from the scene which is located Smith Street. Authorities are working to identify what prompted the heavy outbreak.
The China Mall building is also housing a few other malls at its ground level, everything is on fire currently and no victim has been reported. Many are suspect the fire is as a result of a gas leak inside the mall.
Authorities say all routes leading to the scene has been closed as firefighter battle the heavy flames accompanied with a thick cloud of smoke.
Evacuation is currently in progress and no casualties has been recorded at this time.