A person has died while another has been hospitalised after a fire broke out in SST Section, Khayelitsha this morning.
The Fire and Rescue Service was called to the scene after midnight.
The fire was contained to a single shack.
Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse, said: “The body of a woman was discovered. A man was transported to hospital after suffering serious burn wounds.”
The police will investigate the cause of the fire.