City of Jourg not equipped to deal with Usindiso fire, says expert

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The commission of inquiry into the Usindiso building fire in the Johannesburg CBD in August has heard firefighters at the scene lacked adequate resources to deal with the blaze. Wynand Engelbrecht, who has more than 50 years' service as a firefighter, testified on Wednesday. Engelbrecht said though the city employed enough firefighters and support staff, it had been unable to place them on the scene on time with adequate resources.
17 Jan 9AM English South Africa News · Daily News

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