witnessed fire

A South African woman has become the next internet sensation after realizing that a “roof was on fire” during her lunch break.


Zanele was interviewed by EWN after a fire started on the roof of a building in Braamfontein, immediately she became the reporter we all want to see!

Facebook users love her spirit and personality! Even more so they are going crazy over her comment “The Roof, The Roof, The Roof is on fire!”, it is a lyric from a song by Rock Master Scott & the Dynamic Three. The comment has left people in hysterics.

“The roof the roof the roof is on fire!!!lol plus she moves with the beat” – Danielle Eckersley 

“Someone needs to turn this into a parody song.” – Lee Herbert 

Zanele has been compared to America’s “Ain’t nobody got time fo’ dat” lady because of being the first person interviewed after the fire. Luckily our Zanele is a natural born reporter and has created an amazing video that is giving us all a good little chuckle!

Some people have even created internet meme’s. This one below was shared by Facebook user Christo Laten.

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She obviously has a talent for reporting news and should one thousand percent be doing it as a career.

The video was released by EWN and social media came together to insist that Zanele start a career as a reporter.

“Eyewitness News i hope you’ve given this young woman an internship already. such journalism cant go unnoticed!” – Surprise Cherrybubbly Manzini 

“Someone out there Give the lady a job as a journalist she is brilliant . Well done Zanele!” – Kathy Candiotes 

If anything else does come from this story we will be sure to share it with you but for now here is the original video.

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Tyler Leigh Vivier is a writer for Good Things Guy.

Her passion is to spread good news across South Africa with a big focus on environmental issues, animal welfare and social upliftment. Outside of Good Things Guy, she is an avid reader and lover of tea.

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