Firefighters battle Durban shack blaze

2015-11-02 06:18


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Johannesburg - Firefighters are still trying to extinguish a fire which destroyed about seven informal dwellings in Lamontville, Durban, in the early hours of Monday morning, KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services said.

The fire began around 05:00, spokesperson Robert Mckenzie told News24. One person was being treated on the scene.

It was not immediately clear whether there had been any fatalities.

"We don't have a fatality count because the guys are still fighting the fire," Mckenzie said.

More details to follow.

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