60 Du Noon homes destroyed by fires
Over 100 people have been displaced following two separate fires over the weekend.
CAPE TOWN – The City of Cape Town’s disaster risk management says it’s assisting the community of Du Noon community after two separate fires destroyed 60 homes this weekend.
One-hundred-and-forty-five people have been displaced after a fire broke out in the area on Saturday night.
The cause of the blaze is still unknown.
Disaster Risk Management’s Charlotte Powell says the city is also helping those that have been left homeless following another fire on Friday.
“In an informal settlement in Crossroad the blaze destroyed 30 dwellings leaving 145 people displaced. Our NGO partners providing material relief, as in hot meals, blankets and clothing while the City’s human settlements department is providing the residents with starter kits to rebuild their dwellings.”