Johannesburg emergency services have battled a fire in Wynberg that has destroyed 50 shacks.
Authorities said that at the moment there were no fatalities or injuries.
The fire is suspected to have started at an abandoned building nearby.
EMS spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi: “We also want to continue to encourage our residents to continue to look after any heating devices which might cause fire incidents at home. We have also activated our disaster management officials to start consolidating a list of affected family members so that they can be assisted with relief.”
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As the world continues to fight the unprecedented pandemic of Covid-19, it is no secret that a lot of things have been turned into shambles. The number of Covid-19 fatalities and cases are increasing every day, the unemployment rate is up, and the effects on the economy have been causing headaches to everyone.