WATCH: Raging fire rips through Durban warehouse

WATCH: Raging fire rips through Durban warehouse

Durban fire crews are trying to extinguish a fire that broke out at a warehouse on Brickfield Road, in Sydenham on Monday morning. 

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There've been no reports of injuries or fatalities and at this point, the cause of the blaze isn't known. 

Kyle Van Reenen, who's with EMER-G-MED, says medics are standing by. 

The road's been closed, and motorists have been asked to avoid the area for now. 

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"When we received the call, the building was already evacuated. The building seems very much alight. eThekwini fire and rescue members are busy battling the flames. 

"The South African Police Service have assisted by closing the road. Paramedics are on standby for any injuries should they occur."

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