Johannesburg - Fifteen people have been hospitalised for mild smoke inhalation, whilst some had sustained burn wounds following a fire at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) offices in Auckland Park, Johannesburg on Tuesday.
"Fifteen people have been hospitalised following a fire at a business at Auckland Park, Johannesburg," ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.
ER24 personnel, along with other private services, arrived on the scene and were met by the City of Johannesburg Fire Services who were already in attendance.
Meiring said paramedics set up a triage area and began to tend to the patients. The patients were transported to various to hospitals for treatment.
Numerous people lined the sidewalks after the building had been evacuated.