Cape Town fire leaves 500 homeless

2016-09-27 18:51
(Lizeka Tandwa, News24)

(Lizeka Tandwa, News24)

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Cape Town – A fire ripped through 100 wood and iron shacks in the Kosovo informal settlement in Philippi, Cape Town fire and rescue services said on Tuesday.

The City of Cape Town's Liezl Moodie said they had dispatched four fire engines, four water tankers and two rescue vehicles to the blaze on Monday night.

Five hundred people were left displaced. The City's disaster risk management service was assisting them.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire was still being investigated.

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