Cape Town - In the early hours of Tuesday morning between 06:30 and 07:00 a fire broke out in the KWV production facility in Paarl.
Authorities and support services acted swiftly and the fire was brought under control, said KWV CEO, Boyce Lloyd.
"One third-party service provider employee was admitted to hospital for smoke inhalation, whilst another was treated and released. Four KWV employees were treated on site for smoke inhalation," he said.
"The damage is currently being assessed and KWV will provide an update when more information is known. Logistical and related distribution operations should suffer minimal disruption."