CAPE TOWN - Four men died in three separate fires in the Cape Town metro during the early hours of Sunday morning, the City of Cape Town's fire and rescue service said.
At 2.30am, the fire and rescue service responded to informal structures alight in Garden City, Eersteriver, it said in a statement.
Two fire engines and a rescue vehicle with 12 staff member were on the scene. The body of an adult man was discovered in one of the structures by firefighters. The fire was extinguished after 3am.
Then, after 7am, on Sunday morning the fire and rescue service responded to informal structures alight in Phakamani Road, Mandela Park, Khayelitsha.
Three firefighting appliances, a water tanker, a rescue vehicle, and 19 staff members were dispatched. The first arriving fire crew from Khayelitsha Fire Station came across the body of an adult man.