CoCT investigating Woodstock explosion, leaving two severely burnt

The City of Cape Town's Fire & Rescue Services are ascertaining on what exactly led to the explosion at a building in Woodstock on Thursday night.

COURTESY: Yuzriq Meyer

An explosion from a building at the corner of Plein and Victoria Streets in Woodstock occurred, where a fire broke out. This led to several explosions shortly afterwards.

COURTESY: Yuzriq Meyer 

Two men sustained serious burn wounds, with several injuries also being reported.

"2 male victims have sustained serious burn wounds, estimated between 70% - 100% of their bodies, and have been rushed to Groote Schuur hospital with a medical triage of code red," said Mayco member for Safety and Security, JP Smith

Smith says the cause of the explosions are unknown at this stage.


Done By: Mitchum George


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