Fire breakout at Air Force Base

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) confirmed that on Sunday, 23 January 2022, a fire broke out at the Bulk Fuel Depot at Air Force Base Waterkloof at approximately 19:00 and was contained within the hour after it broke out by the South African Air Force Fore fighting teams from both Air Force Base Waterkloof and Air Force Base Swartkops in Valhalla, Pretoria.

Brigadier General Andries Mahapa said the cause of the fire, the magnitude of the damage and the cost of the damage to the Bulk Fuel Depot will form part of an investigation that will interrogate all events and or incidents that might have led to the fire breakout at the Base. “No structural damage was reported’’.

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