Man dies in fire

A man lost his life in a fire that destroyed two dwellings in Phakamani Road in Mandela Park, Khayelitsha, on Sunday August 4.

Three firefighting appliances, a water tanker and a rescue vehicle with 19 staff members were dispatched to the scene where firefighters came across the body of a man.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has been informed of the fire and is expected to provide humanitarian relief to the victims.