An investigation is underway to establish the cause of a fire that broke out at the Rustenburg Local Municipality's traffic department on Tuesday evening.
Several vehicles were damaged, five of them completely burnt down.
Among the vehicles parked at the facility are those impounded for various traffic offences.
Municipal spokesperson, Thapelo Matebesi, said the cause of the fire is still unknown.
"We can confirm that a fire broke out at the Rustenburg Traffic Department in the impounding station and luckily offices were not affected and no one was inured. We have opened a case of arson at the Rustenburg police station," said Matebesi.