A number of informal structures caught fire in Masiphumelele near Fish Hoek, in the South Peninsula.

Fire and Rescue spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse says no injuries were reported.

“The City’s Fire and Rescue Services received a call of numerous informal structures alight in Masiphumele. Eight firefighting appliances, a rescue vehicle and 36 firefighters were in attendance. Firefighters battled the blaze for nearly five hours. No fatalities or injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined,” says Carelse.