Cape Town - Two adults, a female minor and an eight-month-old baby were killed in a shack fire in Lwandle in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Jermaine Carelse from City of Cape Town's Fire and Rescue services revealed that the firefighting services were on scene and extinguished the fire just before 3am.
"Just after 23:30 last night the City's Fire and Rescue Service responded to informal structures alight in Vulindlela Street, Lwandle.
"Ten firefighting appliances with a total of 38 staff members were on scene," Carelse said.
"The fire was extinguished at 02:40. The bodies of an adult male and female, a female minor, as well as an infant male were discovered with fatal burn wounds. The scene was handed over to the South African Police Service."