Alexandra shacks catch fire

By Drum Digital
23 August 2013

About 50 shacks caught fire in Alexandra, Johannesburg, on Friday morning, emergency services said.

"No injuries have been reported yet," Johannesburg emergency services spokesman Robert Mulaudzi said.

He said the extent of the damage would be assessed once the fire had been put out.

"The cause of the fire will be investigated. Disaster management will be on site to assist the displaced families."


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