Probe to be conducted into Kyalami fire

The fire is believed to have been sparked by burning tyres and quickly spread to a nearby building.

EMS fight a fire at Kyalami race track. Picture: Ray White/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Work is expected to begin today to determine the cost of damage after last night's blaze at the Kyalami race track.

The fire is believed to have been sparked by burning tyres and quickly spread to a nearby building.

Johannesburg Emergency Services Robert Mulaudzi says a full investigation will be launched to determine the exact cause.

"At this stage we don't know who was burning the tyres but it's alleged the fire might have been started the tyres."