A fire that broke out on two trains at the Cape Town train station, has been extinguished. Firefighters battled to contain the blaze on platform 12 this afternoon. Cape Town Fire and Rescue spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse, says three fire engines, one water tanker, a rescue vehicle and 19 staff were dispatched to the scene.
The officer in charge discovered two trains with five carriages were burning on platform 12. No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is unknown.Our reporter, Mariska Botha, now joins us from Cape Town.
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