Three people dead, 150 others displaced by Ravensmead blaze

The blaze, which started on Saturday morning, destroyed 22 homes, leaving about 150 people displaced.

Three people have died and two others are being treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in Ravensmead in Cape Town. Picture: Eyewitness News

CAPE TOWN - Three people have died and two others are being treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in Ravensmead in Cape Town.

The blaze, which started on Saturday morning, destroyed 22 homes, leaving about 150 people displaced.

Disaster relief organisation, Gift of the Givers has been providing humanitarian aid.

Hot meals, water, baby care packs and blankets are being distributed while the cause of the fire remains unknown.

Anyone who can assist can contact the organisation.

Just last week, a blaze destroyed around 100 homes at the Overcome Heights informal settlement, near Capricorn.

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