Three apartments caught fire on the third storey of a block of flats in Ferndale, Randburg on January 1.
Newzroom Afrika reported live from the scene, and after speaking to residents, it remains unclear what started the fire.
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Block of flats on fire on Oxford Road in Randburg… pic.twitter.com/nArwBVZoSl
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Residents are still not being allowed access to the building.
A child was taken to hospital after suffering burn wounds, SABC News reports.
A child has been rushed to hospital with burn wounds after a fire broke out at a block of flats in Randburg north of Johannesburg. Emergency services spokesperson Nana Radebe says the cause of the fire is being investigated #sabcnews
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Updates to follow as more information is made available.
(Compiled by Nica Schreuder)