Fire breaks out at Sloane Square mall

A fire broke out at the Sloane Square Shopping Centre in Fourways, Johannesburg on Friday morning. It is...

Emergency services in action. Picture: Taurai Maduna/Eyewitness News

A fire broke out at the Sloane Square Shopping Centre in Fourways, Johannesburg on Friday morning.

It is understood the fire started in the office space above the shopping area of the centre.

An eyewitness said, "I just saw smoke billowing up from the second floor on the corner of the shopping centre [and] employees were running out of the shopping centre."

An Eyewitness News reporter was dispatched to the scene.