Cape Town fire leaves 60 homeless

2014-05-18 14:33
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Johannesburg - A shack fire left 60 people homeless in Masiphumelele, near Fish Hoek, Cape Town's disaster risk management centre said on Sunday.

Spokesperson Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said the fire destroyed 35 shacks on Saturday morning.

No fatalities were reported and 60 people were taken to a place of safety.

"The city provided building material for the victims to rebuild their structures."

The city was investigating the cause of the fire.

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