Deadly Fires Destroy Hundreds of Homes in South Africa
Posted by feww on December 27, 2015
Fires kill a dozen people, destroying hundreds of homes and displacing 1,300 people
Another deadly fire, fourth in a year, has left 1,300 residents homeless in the Mandela Park area situated in the Imizamo Yethu settlement, said a report.
“Hout Bay residents pleaded for help on Sunday after the fourth fire in a year broke out at the Imizamo Yethu informal settlement.”
“There have been four fires… The people that lost everything a month ago, they have now lost everything again…” said Hout Bay Civic Association secretary.