CAPE TOWN - Rebuilding Valhalla Park near Cape Town has begun after a massive blaze swept through the area on Monday.
Spokesman Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said the centre responded to the fire at the 8th Avenue informal settlement, off Eleanor Road, around 11.30am.
"The city dispatched emergency and disaster crews that are on-scene and battling the blaze," he said.
Six people were treated for smoke inhalation.
Solomons-Johannes said the local community hall had been opened to serve as emergency shelter.
The cause of the fire was unknown.