PICS: At least 15 shacks destroyed in Zandspruit fire

2019-07-31 08:01
A fire destroyed 15 homes in Zandspruit on Tuesday.

A fire destroyed 15 homes in Zandspruit on Tuesday. (Supplied)

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At least 15 shacks were destroyed on Tuesday in a structural fire at the Zandspruit informal settlement on Beyers Naudé Drive in Johannesburg.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said that reports from the scene indicated that a fire started in a single shack that quickly spread to surrounding structures.

"Fire and rescue services were quick to arrive on [the] scene to start dousing the flames. Fortunately, no injuries were reported however many families had all their belongings destroyed in the blaze.

"All necessary authorities were on [the] scene," Herbst said. 

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A fire destroyed 15 homes in Zandspruit on Tuesday. (Supplied) 

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