Man dies in Cape Town fire

2012-06-28 20:15

Johannesburg - A man died after a fire swept through his shack at an informal settlement in Nyanga on Thursday, the city of Cape Town said.

"The swift response of the fire and rescue services prevented the fire from spreading to other structures," said disaster risk management head Wilfred Solomons-Johannes in a statement.

The cause of the fire was unknown.

The deceased has been identified as 26-year-old Bhukile Ngesi.