Fire destroys homes in Khayelitsha

Jenna Etheridge, News24

Cape Town- A fire in Khayelitsha destroyed eight dwellings on Saturday night, according to a Cape Town disaster risk management official.

Spokesperson Charlotte Powell said 33 people in Site B were displaced but there were no casualties.

Non-governmental organisations were providing hot meals, blankets and clothing.

Powell said the human settlements department provided kits for residents to rebuild their homes.