30 shacks burn down in Johannesburg

2012-05-20 10:34

Johannesburg - Thirty shacks burnt down in Alexandra on Saturday night, Johannesburg emergency services said.

Spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said the fire erupted on the corners of 6th Avenue and Hofmeyer Street on Saturday evening.

"The fire is under control. Firemen are busy extinguishing the hot-spots," he said.

"The city's Disaster Management will be called in to assist those displaced by the fire."

Mulaudzi said there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown and will be investigated, he said.

  • zandernh - 2012-05-20 11:51

  • nofikathiniskeyi.eunice - 2012-05-20 13:32

    owu enkosi bawo xakungekho mtu olimeleyo rulumente rulumente khawunze ngenceba wokhe izindlu okuninzi asnandaba nako okwendawo yokufaka intloko nceda

  • keith.ngobeni - 2012-05-20 14:37

    When is Tokyo sexwale and his stupid ANC government gonna build houses for the people who have voted for them to be in ministerial positions that they are in today, I'm not surprised he's busy looting and promoting corruption and nepotism like his friends at the ANC.

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