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Fire in Catral Shoe Factory Causes Extensive Damage

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Fire fighters spent hours tackling a blaze at a shoe factory in Catral on Saturday, as flames swept through the building causing extensive damage.

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Numerous fire fighting units were called in to assist in the incident, as the flames were tackled from both the ground and from an aerial platform.

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A wedding was being celebrated in a neighbouring unit and fireworks were set off during those celebrations. An investigation is underway but investigators are considering if a firework may have started the blaze, as this has been known to have happened before.

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Smoke could be seen for miles around as the fire became controlled about 3 hours after the first alert.

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