Slovoville fire razes 50 shacks

2014-12-21 07:45
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Johannesburg - A fire raged through Slovoville informal settlement destroying at least 50 shacks, Johannesburg Emergency Services said on Saturday.

Three fire engines and two water tankers were on the scene, said spokesperson Nana Radebe.

"The fire is under control. We have one person that was taken to hospital [with] cuts on his head," she said.

The fire was reported at about 20:00 and its cause was unknown.

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