Trio perish in Langa fire

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway. Photo: Pexels

Three people died in a shack fire in Langa last night.

Fire crews from three stations were dispatched to the scene in Mshumpela Way, Zone 18 just before 11pm.

They managed to contain the fire.

Fire Services and Rescue spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said: “The bodies of two women and one man were found amongst the debris and the scene was secured and handed over to the South African Police Service just after midnight.”

The cause of the fire is still unknown.