Johannesburg fire destroys 15 shacks

By Drum Digital
20 September 2014

At least 15 shacks were destroyed today by a fire in Msawawa informal settlement in Kya Sands, Johannesburg.

Emergency services spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi says, “About 15 shacks were destroyed when one of the shacks caught fire in the early hours of Saturday morning at around 00:00," No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was being investigated and disaster management officials were facilitating a relief process.”

He has urged communities to use their heating and lighting appliances with caution.


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