Man dead, 16 homeless in two fires
A MAN was killed in a shack fire in Philippi yesterday.
Firefighters extinguished the flames in Sweet Home informal settlement after midnight and found the body in a shack, disaster risk management spokesman Wilfred Solomons- Johannes said.
Sixteen people lost their shacks when seven were razed in a fire in Khayelitsha on Thursday night.
The flames were soon extinguished, Solomons- Johannes said. No one was injured. – Sapa