Toddler dies in Cape Town fire

2012-05-23 16:11

Cape Town - A toddler was killed and eight people were left homeless by a fire in Kuils River on Wednesday, the Cape Town disaster risk management centre said.

Spokesperson Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said the blaze broke out in Kuphumleni street, Happy Valley, at about 11:00.

He said Avan Dreyer, 2, was killed and a 5-year-old boy injured in the shack fire.

It was not known what started the fire.