Pretoria - A beauty salon in Pretorius street in Pretoria was on fire on Friday, the Tshwane emergency services said.

Spokesman Johan Pieterse said the fire started around 7am.

“The salon was well alight when we arrived on scene but within 20 minutes we managed to contain it.”

Pieterse advised motorists to use alternative routes as Pretorius Street was still closed off.

“Emergency services is still busy on the scene. The cause of the fire is not yet known.”

No injuries were reported. - Sapa