Child dies in Khayelitsha shack fire
Officials say the child suffered fatal burns while a number of people were displaced.
CAPE TOWN - A child has died in a shack fire in Khayelistsha.
Fire and rescue's Theo Lane said: "One shack was destroyed in the fire that left a child with fatal burns and seven others displaced; no other injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is underdetermined and the incident was handed over to the police."
Meanwhile, a man has died in a shack fire in Dunoon, while more than a hundred have been left homeless.
Another man has died in a fire in Phillipi over the weekend.