A fire broke out in Kalkfontein in the Western Cape on Monday morning [March 8], causing destruction in the Kuils River community.

According to Cape Town fire services, about seven homes were gutted in the blaze and more than a dozen people have been displaced. No injuries have been reported thus far, reports EWN.

“Just after 2 am on Monday, the city’s fire and rescue services responded to reports of a dwelling alight,” said Spokesperson Edward Bosch. “Four firefighting vehicles and a rescue vehicle with 19 firefighters responded. The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.”

Picture: The City of Cape Town

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