Gallery: Blaze leaves 1400 homeless

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  1. The fire in Valhalla Park on Monday started at about 11.30am. Picture: Leon Lestrade/Cape Argus
  2. A young boy flees from the thick smoke and heat of a burnt-out home. Picture: Willem Law/Cape Argus
  3. People salvage possessions from a shack as a fire rages in Valhalla Park. Picture: David Ritchie/Cape Argus
  4. At least some residents were able to grab hold of anything they could before the fire reached their homes. Picture: Leon Lestrade/Cape Argus
  5. The community help each other to evacuate as a devastating blaze closes in around them. Picture: David Ritchie/Cape Argus
  6. The fire left 350 shacks burnt to the ground at Valhalla Park, 8th Avenue informal settlement. Picture: Leon Lestrade/Cape Argus
  7. A woman is despondent as a fire sweeps through Valhalla Park, near Bishop Lavis, leaving 1400 homeless. Picture: Leon Lestrade/Cape Argus

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