Atleast SIX people have been reported dead in the Joburg building fire.
Paramedics had reported one person dead earlier today but the number has now risen to seven.
One of the victims died when he jumped from the burning building.
It is unclear from which floor the man jumped, Johannesburg Emergency Services spokesperson Nana Radebe told News24.
The City York building in the Johannesburg CBD caught fire this morning
It is not yet clear at the moment as to what caused the fire, said the Johannesburg Emergency Services spokesperson, Nana Radebe.
The fire brigade used a ladder to remove the individuals that were stuck at the building’s roof.
According to Johannesburg Emergency Services, the fire at the building has been extinguished.