PICS: Thousands left homeless after devastating Cape Town fire

2015-11-30 10:43
Justin Sullivan

Justin Sullivan

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Thousands of people have been left homeless after a deadly fire blazed through an informal settlement near Fish Hoek, Cape Town.

The blaze started in the impoverished Masiphumelele, destroying 800 shacks at last count, and causing two deaths.

Sixty-five firefighters and emergency workers with 14 firefighting vehicles finally brought it under control by mid-morning on Sunday.

View pictures of the heartbreaking devastation below.

Read more: 2 dead, 4 000 homeless after Cape Town fire 

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