File photo: Bongiwe Mchunu
File photo: Bongiwe Mchunu

50 shacks on fire in Joburg

By SAPA Time of article published Sep 14, 2014

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Johannesburg - About 50 shacks were set alight at an informal settlement in Denver, Johannesburg on Saturday, emergency services said.

Fire fighters arrived around 5pm, by 7pm it was extinguished, spokeswoman Nana Radebe said.

No injuries were reported.

Radebe urged the community to refrain from attacking fire engines who came to the area to extinguish the fire.

“We are here to assist and want the community to work with us,” she said.

Sapa

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