A fire has ripped through a residential flat on Crart Avenue in Berea on Friday afternoon.

Rescue Care Paramedics responded to calls to the fire around 3pm being told there was possible entrapments in the flat. On arrival Paramedics found the Durban Fire Department in attendance battling the blaze. Fortunately no injuries were sustained as the family inside the flat were evacuated. and the fire was quickly extinguished although the flat was severely damaged.

At this stage the cause of the fire is unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further. #rescuecare