Members of the Johannesburg Emergency Services, Metro police and paramedics will be gathering this morning to honour the lives of Mduduzi Ndlovu, Khathutshelo Muedi and Simphiwe Moropana, the three firefighters who died while battling a blaze in the city centre.
Moropana fell to his death, while Ndlovu and Muedi were trapped in the building.
Spokesperson for Metro police, Wayne Minnaar said that traffic will be diverted on certain roads in the Johannesburg CBD this morning (Wednesday) from 9.30am to 11am for a wreath-laying ceremony of the firefighters who died in the building fire.
Commissioner Street will be blocked at Pixley and Seme streets, Albertina Sisulu Road at Ntemi Piliso Street, and Ntemi Piliso Street at Helen Joseph Street.
Metro police will be on duty to direct traffic at all of the road closures and side roads.
A guard of honour will be formed on the spot for the laying of wreaths. Motorists can use Rissik and Ntemi Piliso streets as alternative routes.