In the early hours of Friday, 27 September 2013, houses at the Kurland Village in Zawazawa informal settlement burnt down. It is estimated that 17 houses has burnt to ashes.
Bitou Municipal Customer Care was alerted around 5:00am; on arrival some the family members affected were still trying to salvage some of their personal belongings. The alleged cause of fire is still unknown, investigations are still to be conducted.
It is confirmed that only one male individual is seriously injured and hospitalized due to his foot being severely burnt.
The Head: Community Services Department, Mr. Monde Stratu has confirmed that his department is currently busy aiding the affected families.
For more enquiries please contact Mr Anthony Fourie at telephone number 044 – 501 3224 or cell phone 083 413 6110.Last published 30 March 2016