Joe Slovo fire leaves families homeless

A firefighter battles the blaze.
A woman suffered smoke inhalation after a fire ripped through 45 informal structures on the corners of Hem and Nomyayi Drive, Joe Slovo on Saturday August 17.

A total of 135 people have been affected.

The cause of the fire remains unknown.

The South African Social Security Agency has been informed to provide humanitarian relief to the victims.