Sunday, December 9, 2012

40 homeless after Cape fires

Cape Town - A fire in Gugulethu has left 40 people without homes, a Cape Town city official said on Sunday.

The blaze started in the Europe informal settlement of NY108 around 8pm on Saturday, said disaster risk centre spokesman Wilfred Solomons-Johannes.

He said 10 wood and iron structures were destroyed.

The city was assisting those displaced with food, clothing and other items.

No casualties were reported. The cause of the fire was not known. - Sapa

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