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No injuries or casualties after Joburg building fire

On Tuesday, at least three floors of an abandoned 10-storey building on Jeppe Street caught fire.

FILE: On Tuesday, at least three floors of an abandoned 10-storey building on Jeppe Street caught fire. Picture: Aurelie Kalenga/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg Emergency Services officials have called on members of the public to alert authorities if they suspect anyone may have been left inside a building that caught fire in the CBD.

On Tuesday, at least three floors of an abandoned 10-storey building on Jeppe Street caught fire.

While officials had believed the building to have no occupants but several people were found inside the building by firefighters.

Emergency service's Nana Radebe said, "No one has been unaccounted for. We're hoping that there is nobody in the building but if there is and there is someone that know that they have not seen anyone, please report that person immediately."

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