The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says most of the vehicles that were destroyed in a fire in Pretoria had broken down and were not in use.
The blaze, which started outside the army’s vehicle depot in Wallmansthal on Thursday night, destroyed hundreds of SANDF vehicles.
SANDF Spokesperson, Brigadier Mafi Mgobhozi says the fire was extinguished on Friday morning.
“The fire started outside the unit and because of wind, the fire ended up in our unit. The vehicles which were destroyed by the fire – those are the vehicles that were waiting for disposal because it is the vehicles which SANDF does not use and it’s the vehicles that we cannot repair anymore. Most of those vehicles [are] scrap vehicles,” says
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