Fire destroys informal dwellings

2015-06-11 06:01


A woman surveys the damage where her shack once stood.

A woman surveys the damage where her shack once stood.

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A FIRE, the cause of which at this stage, is unknown, destroyed several informal dwellings in Mkholombe, near Port Shepstone.

Emergency services including SAPS, KZN EMS paramedics and fire fighters from the Hibiscus Coast Fire Department and Ugu District Disaster Management, responded to the fire.

“The blaze completely destroyed several informal dwellings which were clustered together. Fortunately, the blaze was contained to about five dwellings and didn’t spread to adjacent structures,” said KZN EMS spokesperson Rob McKenzie­.

No one was injured in the fire. - Supplied

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