FR-20180313-62227-ZAF – Fire – South Africa – Africa

Hundreds of residents including young children were left homeless early morning on Tuesday after a blaze ripped through Doornbach informal settlement near Table View. It destroyed over 100 shacks. The sprawling informal settlement opposite Dunoon township is also commonly known as Kwa 5. There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown. In the morning smoke could still be seen rising into the sky. Fire victims began to clear the charred debris on their plots to start rebuilding their homes. Some sifted through the piles of debris in an effort to salvage some of their belongings. The ...

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