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Two escape petrol tanker blaze

It is believed one of the wheels caught alight before the vehicle burst into flames.

Screengrab of a fuel tanker that caught fire on the R54 between Potchefstroom and Parys on Friday, 10 October.

JOHANNESBURG - ER 24 Paramedics say two people managed to escape a blaze on the R54 between Potchefstroom and Parys on Friday night when a petrol tanker caught fire.

It is believed one of the wheels was burning when the pair failed to extinguish it.

It is uncertain if there was any fuel in the vehicle at the time and paramedics have confirmed that there were no injuries.

Watch: Tanker well alight on R54 between Potchefstroom and Parys.

[Video] Tanker well alight on R54 between Potchefstroom and Parys. Road closed. No injuries. pic.twitter.com/sHWf10YYEI

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