A broken down Hyundai H100 bakkie caught alight in the parking lot of a shopping complex on Arbee Drive in the Tongaat CBD last night (Friday).

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) arrived on scene at 23:03 and found the rear of the bakkie on fire. Card board boxes stored in the bin was fuelling the fire. The public managed to contain the blaze with fire extinguishers until the arrival of the Ethekwini Fire Department.

Circumstances leading up to the fire have not been established at this stage.