Manenberg woman (60) killed in house fire

Firefighters responded to the blaze just after 8 o’clock on Thursday morning.

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CAPE TOWN - A 60-year-old woman has died in a fire that destroyed her Manenberg home.

Firefighters responded to the blaze just after 8 o’clock on Thursday morning.

A house and a flat were destroyed along with everything inside.

Six people have been left homeless.

The City’s Fire and Rescue Services' Theo Layne said: “The fire was extinguished around 10 am on Thursday. Two fire engines, a water tanker and a rescue vehicle were dispatched with 14 firefighters. The cause of the fire is still unknown at this stage.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)