One fire fighter has slipped and fell off a building while battling a blaze in the Johannesburg CBD. The man unfortunately lost his life. The building which is situated at the President Road and Sauer Street intersection houses the Gauteng Department of Health, Human Settlements and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.
Emergency teams are on the scene. Earlier a helicopter was dispatched to the scene to airlift survivors. It is unclear whether there are any entrapments at this stage. Updates to follow.