A fire broke out at the Cape Yorking building, on Wednesday, In the Johannesburg city centre. Reports are coming in that one person has died and it is still unclear how the fire was started. This is the second building to be affected by a fire in Johannesburg CBD within a week.
Some residents who managed to flee were injured:
Others might still be trapped in the building:
In 2013, a baby was one of four people who died in a blaze in the same building.
The building has been marred by hijackings, and the city has had difficulty controlling its occupancy.