Fire leaves 40 homeless

Fire destroys 12 structures in Rylands. Picture: City of Cape Town
A fire has left 40 people homeless in Hadji Ebrahim Crescent in Rylands this morning after 12 structures were destroyed. 

No one was injured.

Fire and Rescue Department spokesperson, Theo Layne said, “A total of 21 firefighters, three fire engines, two water tankers and one rescue vehicle were at the scene. The fire was extinguished by 10:45am.” 

The cause of the fire remains unknown.