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Masiphumelele residents try to put their lives back together after a devastating fire

by: Storm Wright - 3 December 2015

Two people died and over 4000 residents were left homeless when about 1000 homes were destroyed when a fire ravaged through the area over the weekend, reported EWN yesterday. Live SA visited the resident recently as they tried to put their lives back together.

Looking over the cleared landscape and temporary shelters

Piles of scrap metal and ruined housing are cleared by the community

The devastated and cleared landscape in Masiphumelele


All images: Storm Wright