15 hospitalised following a business fire in Auckland Park
15 people have been hospitalised following a fire at a business at Auckland Park, Johannesburg.
ER24 personnel, along with other private services, arrived on the scene to find the City of Johannesburg Fire Services already in attendance.
Numerous people were found lining the sidewalks after the building had been evacuated.
Medics set up a triage area and began to tend to the patients.
On assessment, medics found that 15 people had suffered from mild smoke inhalation, whilst some had sustained burn wounds.
The patients were treated for their injuries and thereafter transported, by various services, to a nearby private hospital.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but authorities were on the scene for further investigations.