Hundreds displaced after Cape Town fire

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A fire massive fire has destroyed around 150 homes in Valhalla Park, Cape Town, on December 26, 2017.

CAPE TOWN - Around 150 homes were destroyed in a fire that razed the Valhalla Park informal settlement in Cape Town in the early hours of Tuesday morning. 

No injuries or fatalities were reported. 

More than 300 people were displaced. 

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The City&39;s Fire and Rescue Services responded to the blaze in 7de Laan just after 04:00.

Fifty-three firefighters battled the flames, which were extinguished by 07:00.

Eight fire engines, five water tankers and one rescue vehicle were dispatched. 

The cause of the fire is unknown.