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newsNews24Wire reports that no injuries or fatalities were reported after a train caught fire in Dinwiddie, Germiston, on Tuesday.  

Ekurhuleni Emergency Medical Services (EMS) indicated:  "We received a call at 06:30, saying a train was on fire … next to the Scaw Metals company.  Upon arrival, EMS found that the centre engine coach was burning."  The train was carrying passengers from Vereeniging to Germiston when the incident happened.  EMS spokesperson William Ntladi said:  "There were passengers, but they moved to another coach once the fire started and no casualties or injuries were reported.  Back-up services were called off after the fire was contained by EMS."  Law enforcement agencies were on the scene to investigate, but circumstances surrounding the incident were not known as at Tuesday afternoon.

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