JOHANNESBURG - At least 15 shacks were destroyed on Tuesday in a structural fire at the Zandspruit informal settlement next to Beyers Naude Drive in Randburg, paramedics said.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said that reports from the scene indicated that a fire started in a single shack which quickly spread to surrounding structures.
"Fire and Rescue Services were quick to arrive on [the] scene to start dousing the flames. Fortunately, no injuries were reported however many families had all their belongings destroyed in the blaze. All necessary authorities were on [the] scene."
African News Agency (ANA)