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Shack fire: 15 families have been displaced

At least 15 families have been displaced following a shack fire in Kya Sands in northern Johannesburg.

FILE: 15 families have been displaced following a shack fire in Kya Sands in northern Johannesburg. Picture: Lauren Isaacs/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - At least 15 families have been displaced following a shack fire in Msawawa informal settlement in Kya Sands in northern Johannesburg.

Emergency services say one of the shacks caught fire in the early hours of this morning.

No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is not yet known.

Emergency services spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi says, "The cause of the fire is still under investigation. We also activated our disaster management officials who are on site."