Two men killed in separate fires

A man died in a fire in Sweet Home informal settlements in Philippi yesterday morning.

The City’s Fire and Rescue Services said two structures were destroyed by the fire.

Six people were displaced.

At the same time, another man lost his life in a fire in Van Riebeeck Road in Firgrove yesterday morning.

The cause of both incidents remain unknown.

Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Theo Layne said, “All the incidents were handed over to the South African Police Service for their investigation.”