Fire leaves 30 displaced in Alex

2012-06-25 22:01

Johannesburg - About 30 people were displaced on Monday night when a fire ripped through an informal settlement in Alexandra, Johannesburg emergency services said.

"There were no deaths or injuries, but 13 shacks were destroyed," said spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi.

The displaced were given accommodation near the settlement for the night.

"Blankets and food parcels have also been provided to them," he said.