Sunday, June 11, 2006

Cape of Fire

Thigs sure were HOT last night!

Mom, daughters die in fire

Cape Town - A 40-year-old woman and her two daughters died when their shack in Mandela Park, near Hout Bay, caught fire on Friday.

Spokesperson for the Western Cape police, captain Randall Stoffels, said the woman was asleep with her daughters - aged four and six - when the fire started. He said the cause of the fire was unknown. "No foul play is suspected and a post mortem will be conducted today (Saturday) to establish the cause of the deaths," said Stoffels. SAPA

50 informal dwellers displaced after shack fire
About 50 people have been displaced after a fire gutted 12 informal dwellings in Khayelitsha. Cape Town Fire says the blaze took place last night in the P J Section of site B, but the cause is not yet known. The homeless are being accommodated with family and friends in the area. No-one was injured in the blaze. SABC

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