5o shacks razed as fire rips through Durban informal settlement

17 May 2019 - 15:50 By SUTHENTIRA GOVENDER
Durban firefighters extinguished a raging fire that destroyed 50 informal dwellings on Friday
Durban firefighters extinguished a raging fire that destroyed 50 informal dwellings on Friday
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A fire ripped through a Durban informal settlement on Friday, leaving a trail of destruction.

Robert McKenzie, spokesperson for KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services, said about 50 shacks were destroyed in the Mayville area.

"Firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze. Paramedics were also on the scene, fortunately nobody was injured," he said.


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