Marshalltown Fire

"62 victims of the Joburg fire were burned beyond recognition" - Gauteng health department

The Gauteng health department has revealed 62 victims of the deadly Johannesburg CBD fire that broke out on Thursday morning were burned beyond recognition and only 12 are identifiable.

Neo Poho·3 months ago

Death toll rises to 64 as Gift of the Givers team help firefighters in Joburg fire

The death toll of the Marshalltown fire has now left 64 people dead and nearly 50 others injured as the Gift of the Givers team has assembled to help the firefighters who have worked through the night to contain the blaze and rescue surv...

Neo Poho·3 months ago

"There needs to be law and order in the inner city" - President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has revealed that the illegal occupation of the dilapidated building at the centre of the Joburg CBD tragedy was a disaster in waiting.

Neo Poho·3 months ago

National government ready to step in and help City of Johannesburg amid Marshalltown fire

Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has revealed the national government is ready to assist the City of Johannesburg after a deadly fire that claimed the lives of 73 people on Thursday morning.

Neo Poho·3 months ago

Families of unidentifiable victims in the Joburg fire urged to come forward with DNA samples

Family members of the 62 unidentifiable victims of a Johannesburg inner city building fire have been asked to supply DNA samples in a bid to identify the remains.

Neo Poho ·3 months ago