What now for victims of Alex fire?

Around 500 shacks were razed to the ground and hundreds of people left homeless. Thursday's blaze comes just weeks before Christmas. Residents say Johannesburg Emergency Services failed to respond in time. For more on this story, I'm joined in studio by eNCA reporter, Masego Rahlaga. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Alexandra residents are trying to piece their lives together following a devastating fire.

Around 500 shacks were razed to the ground and hundreds of people left homeless.

Thursday's blaze comes just weeks before Christmas.

READ: Alex residents say firefighters ill-prepared to deal to fire

Residents say Johannesburg Emergency Services failed to respond in time.

But city officials have denied the claims.

eNCA reporter, Masego Rahlaga has more in the video above.

Alexandra residents are trying to piece their lives together following a devastating fire. Around 500 shacks were razed to the ground and hundreds of people were left homeless. Thursday's blaze comes just weeks before Christmas. eNCA's Masego Rahlaga joins us live from Alexandra now. Courtesy #DStv403

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