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WATCH: City of Joburg Emergency Services pay a moving tribute to fallen heroes and their former colleagues

Staff Reporter  In honour of the three brave firefighters who lost their lives battling the deadly blaze at the 23-storey Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg CBD, the City of Joburg Emergency Services has created a moving tribute video, showing the struggles firefighters had to go through, fighting the blaze and also saving lives. Three firefighters Simphiwe Moropane (28), […]

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Johannesburg City flags to fly at half-mast to honour dead firefighters

JOHANNESBURG, September 10 – Council and entity flags will fly at half-mast in honour of the three brave firefighters who lost their lives battling the deadly blaze at the 23-storey Bank of Lisbon building in the CBD. Firefighters Simphiwe Moropane (28), Khathutshelo Muedi (37)  and Mduduzi Ndlovu (40) lost their lives last week on Wednesday while battling the […]

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#JoburgFire has been finally extinguished

JOHANNESBURG, September 6 – The fire that has been burning at the government building for more than 32 hours in Joburg CBD has been finally extinguished, mayoral committee member for public safety Micheal Sun said on Thursday evening. “Thank you to all the firefighters, Tshwane, Ekurhuleni, West Rand, Sedibeng, OR Tambo International, [SA Police Service] […]

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Fire still rages at Johannesburg govt building, firefighters take a break

JOHANNESBURG, September 6  – The fire at the 23-storey government building in the CBD, which houses the Bank of Lisbon and the department of health, was still raging Thursday morning and had spread to other parts. The building caught alight Wednesday morning. Johannesburg Emergency Services spokesperson Nana Radebe told 702 Talk Radio early Thursday morning that […]