There is a massive fire at OR Tambo International Airport. The fire started near the runway and quickly spread to several fields. Airport officials say that there’s no risk to the public, and are monitoring the situation. In the meantime, the fire crew from the airport are trying to take the blaze down, but the strong winds are making it difficult. The airport remains open, only runway 08 is closed to traffic.
Impala Park residents were also affected with the smoke and the close proximity of the fires. Security companies were also scene on the area monitoring the houses fencing the airport.