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200 displaced after Du Noon shack fires

A number of shacks were destroyed early this morning. No fatalities or injuries were reported.

A number of shacks were destroyed early this morning. No fatalities or injuries were reported.  Picture: Lauren Isaacs/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - A number of informal dwellings have been gutted after a shack fire broken out in Du Noon this morning.

No fatalities or injuries have been reported.

The City's Fire and Rescue Services Liesl Moodie said, "This morning just before 6am, rescue services responded to site five in Du Noon where 50 wooden structures were affected by a fire which left approximately 200 people displaced."

She says firefighters are still on scene and are waiting on the arrival of the City's disaster management.