Fire kills 4 children in Khayelitsha

The blaze broke out last night and gutted a number of homes.

The remains of a Lotus River shack after a family of five were killed in a fire on Monday 10 February 2014. Picture: Lauren Isaacs/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Four children have died in a fire in Khayelitsha.

The blaze broke out last night, gutting a number of homes.

The City of Cape Town's Fire and Rescue Service Theo Layne

said, "As a result of that 12 people are displaced. Four children, three girls

and one boy died in the fire. The three girls were aged between 18 months and three years and

the boy was 6 years old."

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