A fire has devasted the Joe Slovo informal settlement in Langa, Cape Town, leaving thousands displaced and now, a life lost due to fatal burn wounds.
The first fire took place on Saturday evening, and as of today, two more blazes have flared up this Sunday morning according to multiple reports.
The cause of the flames is not yet known, but the City of Cape Town’s disaster risk teams are trying to navigate relief efforts.
Emergency shelters are also underway, and Gift of the Givers along with the Islamic Relief are set to provide assistance, as per The South African.
It was initially believed that there had been no injuries, however recent reports from today reveal that there is in fact a victim to the flames, an adult male who has passed away as per Herald LIVE.
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