Two die in Muizenberg shack fire

The children died after a blaze at an informal settlement on Friday morning.

A shack fire has claimed the lives of two children while three others have been hospitalised. Picture: Supplied.

CAPE TOWN - Two children have died in a shack fire in Muizenberg, the Western Cape Health Department confirmed on Friday.

The blaze happened at an informal settlement in the area on Friday morning.

The department's Robert Daniels says, "The two children were found dead on arrival and another child and two adults were taken to hospital with minor injuries."

In another incident, two people were killed in separate shack fires last weekend.