Destruction as fire rips through shack community

Residents run from shack to shack – knocking and waking people to get out

Mondesa’s Oletweni quarter was hit by a devastating shack fire in the early morning hours of Saturday. The fire destroyed twenty shacks, but thanks  to people running knocking at every door for residents to get out to a safe distance, no injuries or deaths were reported.

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