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A man died after a fire ripped through an informal settlement near Riverlea on Saturday, the Johannesburg emergency service said.
“The fire... destroyed about six shacks and arout eight people were displaced,” said spokesman Robert Mulaudzi.
The cause of the fire was unknown.
Mulaudzi urged residents to be cautious when using heating appliances, and ensure children were supervised when using them.
“Since it's the school holidays parents must never leave young children using heaters, candles, parrafin stoves without adult supervision,” he said. - Sapa