Millions in damage after bank fire

IN FLAMES: Capitec Bank in the Komani CBD caught alight on Thursday evening Picture: ZOLILE MENZELWA

Damage estimated at millions of rands was reported on Thursday evening when one of the leading national banks in the central business district of Komani caught alight.

Police spokeswoman captain Namhla Mdleleni said a fire was reported around 10pm on Thursday at the Cathcart Road branch of Capitec Bank.

She said the fire was extinguished but damage estimated at R3-million has been reported. “A case of arson was opened.”

If more information becomes available, The Rep will bring you an updated report next week.

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