BREAKING NEWS: Fire Guts Big Brother Africa Houses…Show Postponed Indefinitely(PHOTOS)

This year’s upcoming Big Brother Africa season 9 has been hit with several scandals but this would be the worst news to hit the pan-African reality TV show.

Reliable information reaching from South Africa indicates that the Big Brother Africa (Hotshot) Houses have been burnt to the ground.

According to sources houses, which were supposed to house 28 contestants for the 91-day reality show, went up in flames this afternoon Tuesday August 2, 2014 around 3pm (CAT).

This unfortunate incident has forced organizers of the reality show, Endemol to consequently postpone the show indefinitely, the launch of this year’s event scheduled for coming Sunday, September 7.

The cause of the fire is not immediately known.

Keep reading for more info.

M-Net and Endemol SA advise that due to a devastating fire at the Big Brother house on 2 September 2014, Big Brother Hotshots will not launch this Sunday (7 September) as scheduled.

The cause of the fire, at this stage, is unknown and investigations will commence as soon as it is safe to do so.

At this stage M-Net and Endemol are urgently looking for an alternative Big Brother house in which to film the production, however as this production has highly technical infrastructure, camera and edit requirements an alternative is not immediately available. Every effort will be made to find a solution as quickly as possible to ensure that Africa’s biggest reality show will continue.

Where is the BBA house?
It is based at the Sasani Studios in Johannesburg

Was anyone injured in the fire?
No one was injured during the fire.