Fire destroys 20 homes, scores homeless

2015-06-06 17:01
A house burning in the California fires. (Felix Adamo, AP, file)

A house burning in the California fires. (Felix Adamo, AP, file)

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Durban - About 20 informal homes were razed when a fire broke out in Kenville, leaving dozens of people homeless.

Fire-fighters were immediately dispatched to douse the flames in the area north of Durban in the early hours of the Saturday morning.

EThekwini Municipality's Head of Communications, Tozi Mthethwa, said the cause of the fire is unknown and no one was injured during the blaze.

EThekwini Municipality's Disaster Management Unit is currently on site to assess the extent of the damage. Their intervention involves response and rescue, assessment, relief and rehabilitation and reconstruction.

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