[johannesburg] - Fatal Johannesburg building fire reignites

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A fire at a central Johannesburg building, which claimed the lives of three firefighters, has reignited, the city's emergency services said on Thursday morning.

"At this moment, the fire has reignited from the 23rd floor to the 16th floor," said spokesperson Nana Radebe.

"It's not flames, it's just smouldering."

Three fire engines and 20 firefighters were on scene.

The building is shared by the departments of health, human settlements and cooperative governance.

The fire first broke out on the 23rd floor on Wednesday morning.

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A firefighter fell to his death while battling the blaze and two firefighters died after they became trapped in the building....

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