1 dead, 50 homeless in fire

A shack fire in Roodepoort has left 1 man dead and 50 people homeless.

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JOHANNESBURG - A man has died and dozens have been left homeless in a shack fire in Princess informal settlement near Roodepoort on Sunday.

40 shacks were been destroyed and 50 people are now destitute.

Johannesburg Emergency Services Robert Mulaudzi said the fire was caused by a candle that was left unattended.