Six mobile classrooms were set alight and the seventh one vandalised at Thabotona Primary School in Katlehong today.
The City’s firefighters from Zonkizizwe Fire Station responded to the call received at 11h25, and on arrival six classrooms were already engulfed and destroyed by fire. Some of school’s furniture, tables and chairs were found burning outside the classrooms as well.
Hlahatsi and Wadeville fire stations provided back-up by helping minimise the damage caused by the fire.
An inquest docket was opened by the South African Police Services (SAPS) on the scene. Fortunately no casualties or injuries were recorded. It isn't yet discovered who or what started fire that engulfed 6 mobile classes.
Suprisingly the residents were happy when the mobile classroom git burned. As they want their children to be build a proper school. The claim that the mobile classrooms are hot when it's hot and cold when it's cold. They don't consider them a proper learning room for their children.
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