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Woodmead fire sets cars alight

There was on Friday a massive fire in a parking lot in Johannesburg's Woodmead.

There was a massive fire at a parking lot near Maxwell Drive in Woodmead on 29 March 2013. It is believed 15 cars were set alight. Picture: Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - There was on Friday a massive fire in a parking lot in Woodmead, in northern Johannesburg.

It is understood at least 15 cars were set alight.

Details are sketchy but it's believed the fire broke out at Mia's Farm, where a Muslim religious event was due to start at 12.30pm.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said: "Paramedics and fire-fighters are currently on the scene near Maxwell Drive in Woodmead, where a few moments ago they received emergency calls after reports came in that multiple vehicles had been caught alight."

Note: This is a developing story

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