Fire reported at Joe Slovo Park informal settlement

It is unclear yet what started the blaze and how many shacks and families have been affected.

Firefighters spray water on trees as they burn along Highway 395 during the Dixie Fire in the early morning of 17 August 2021 near Janesville, California. The wildfire in Northern California has grown to become the largest single wildfire in California state history. Picture: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP

JOHANNESBURG - Several shacks are on fire at the Joe Slovo Park informal settlement near Coronationville in Johannesburg.

It is unclear yet what started the blaze and how many shacks and families have been affected.

Johannesburg emergency services have been dispatched to the area.

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