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Watch: Raging Fire Engulfs Johannesburg Building Leaving 20 People Dead

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20 people have tragically lost their lives in a building fire in the Johannesburg CBD on Thursday morning.

At least 43 people were also injured in the building fire.

Johannesburg Emergency Management Services spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said the fire that gutted the building at the corner of Albert and Delvers streets started around 01.30.

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He said firefighters had evacuated the building’s occupants on arrival.

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Those who were injured in the blaze were transported to hospital and officials from the City of Johannesburg Disaster Management have been activated to start facilitating relief efforts for the affected.

The cause of the fire has not yet been established.

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