Wednesday, March 29, 2006

One killed in Cape shack fires

The ongoing fires in informal settlements on the Cape Peninsula have claimed another victim. Cape Town Fire says an adult was killed when a shack was gutted late last night in Site C, Khayelitsha.

In another blaze, 16 informal structures were razed to the ground in a blaze in Philippi. There were no fatalities or injuries in this fire.About 50 people were displaced as a result. Disaster Management has already taken care of the fire victims. The cause of the fires is not yet known. SABC

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