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Paarl community gets aid after fire that claimed 6 lives

The fire broke out on Friday morning in Chicago, claiming the lives of two men, a woman, and three children died in the blaze.

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

CAPE TOWN – Relief aid operations commenced in Paarl where six people, including children, died in a fire.

The fire broke out on Friday morning in Chicago, claiming the lives of two men, a woman, and three children died in the blaze.

The Drakenstein Municipality said one informal structure was destroyed as well as structures and an adjoining block of flats was damaged.

Municipality spokesperson Richard Newton said, “Building control officials conducted a structural assessment of the damaged flats and repair work will commence next week. The clean-up operation of the debris is also expected to commence next and building starter kits will be provided.”