Homes destroyed by fire in #ImizamoYethu

Three people have lost their lives in shack fires in #ImizamoYethu informal settlements, Cape Town.

Reports say the fires began early on Saturday morning. Fire fighters and emergency services personnel are at the scene.

Emergency services have appealed to the public to assist with donations such as toiletries, blankets and clothing for families who have lost their possessions.


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