One person killed in Gugulethu shack fire

The fatal blaze tore through the informal settlement this morning, leaving nine people displaced.

FILE: Four structures were also razed to the ground in the incident. Picture: Supplied.

CAPE TOWN - One person has died in a shack fire in Gugulethu.

The fatal blaze tore through the informal settlement this morning, leaving nine people displaced.

Four structures were also razed to the ground in the incident.

Cape Town Fire services' Theo Layne said, "One adult male sustained fatal burns and the cause of the fire is undetermined."