Man dead, 16 home­less in two fires

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS -

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

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