Tony Yengeni File picture: Fatima Schroeder/Independent Media

Cape Town - African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee member Tony Yengeni’s house in Cape Town burnt down on Monday morning.

City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue spokesman Theo Layne confirmed that they responded to the emergency call at 04h30 on Monday morning. He said the cause of the fire at the house in the Tygerhof Estate was undetermined and had been handed over to the South African Police Services for further investigation.

Layne said Yengeni's mother who had been the only person home when the fire started, sustained no injuries as she managed to get out of the house in time.

* This is a developing story