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Firefighters battle Lavender Hill blaze

While the cause of the fire is yet to be established, two shacks have been damaged.

FILE: A fire engine at the Strand fire station. Picture: Cindy Archillies/EWN

CAPE TOWN – Firefighters are currently attending to a blaze in Lavender Hill.

Two shacks have been damaged as a result of the fire.

The cause of the blaze is unknown.

No injuries have been reported.

The city's fire and rescue services' Liezl Moodie said: “We currently have five fire engines and three water tankers in attendance. We have a total of 26 permanent firefighters. At this stage the cause of the fire is undetermined and firefighters will remain on the scene for some considerable time.”

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