20 displaced by Surrey Estate fire

Houses go up in flames in Jupiter Rd, Surrey Estate as firemen try to put out the fire. Photographer: Ayanda Ndamane /African News Agency(ANA)
At least 20 people have been displaced after a fire broke out in Surrey Estate, Athlone, this morning.

The fire destroyed seven structures.

The cause of the fire remains unknown.

City of Cape Town disaster risk management spokesperson, Mandy Thomas, said; “Disaster management officers will be dispatched to assess and request assistance from the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) for humanitarian aid.”