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Fire in Kempton Park

There are reports of a fire in Kempton Park on the East Rand.

There are reports of a fire in Kempton Park on the East Rand. Picture: sxc.hu.

KEMPTON PARK - There have been reports of a factory fire in Kempton Park on Gauteng's East Rand.

It is understood an aerosol factory caught fire earlier in the day.

People have been advised to stay away from the area.

No fatalities or injures have been reported as yet.

Ekurhuleni Emergency Services spokesperson William Ntladi said firefighters are trying to contain the blaze.

He confirmed that portable gas cylinders were being kept inside the factory.

One eyewitness said, "There is an enormous fire. We can hear explosions going off."

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