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Shack fire displaces some Masiphumelele residents

At least 14 structures were destroyed by the fire in the early hours of this morning.

This file shows residents rebuilding their homes that were gutted by a fire in Masiphumelele. Picture: chrispreenphotography.com

CAPE TOWN - At least 60 people have been displaced following a shack fire in Masiphumelele in the early hours of Friday morning.

The blaze gutted 14 structures and no injuries have been reported.

The City of Cape Town's Theo Layne says: "The cause of the fire is still undetermined at this stage and the fire is out. All vehicles left the incident at 4am on Friday morning."

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