About 150 people have been displaced after a fire destroyed their shacks in the Masiphumelele informal settlement near Fish Hoek.

Cape Town Fire and Rescue spokesperson Theo Layne says the fire rapidly spread, destroying 35 shacks.

Layne says no one was injured in the fire.

“The city’s fire and rescue service responded to Masimole Road in Masiphumelele where we had an informal settlement fire. Approximately 35 structures were destroyed leaving 150 displaced. The cause of the fire is still undetermined.”