Fire trucks and emergency services still battling Kya Sand factory fire

A large crowd of people are watching on as a thick black cloud of smoke billows out of the building.

Firefighters battle a blaze at a factory in Kya Sand on 5 September 2018. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Fire trucks, emergency services and metro police are on the scene of a factory fire in Kya Sand where a blaze has been raging for more than two hours.

A large crowd of people are watching on as a thick black cloud of smoke billows out of the building.

No injuries have been reported

Millbo Paper factory manager Shane Isaacs says he received a call from one of his workers early this morning, informing him about the fire.

When he arrived at the scene just after 5am the flames had already engulfed a large area of the factory.