Excavator destroyed in a fire in Hazelmere, Verulam

A Hitachi excavator was completely destroyed in a fire in Hazelmere – Verulam on Monday night.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the scene by a member of the public who noticed the blaze. Upon arrival the excavator was found completely engulfed in flames.

Fire Fighters from the Ethekwini Fire Department managed to extinguish the blaze however the excavator was completely destroyed.

Circumstances surrounding the fire has not been established at this stage.