Fifty Johannebsurg shacks set on fire

By Drum Digital
14 September 2014

About 50 shacks were set on fire at an informal settlement in Denver, Johannesburg on Saturday, emergency services said.

Fire fighters arrived around 5pm.  The fire was extinguished by 7pm.

Emergency services spokeswoman, Nana Radebe, said no injuries were reported.

She urged the community to refrain from attacking fire engines who came to the area to extinguish the fire: "We are here to assist and want the community to work with us."


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