A man and 2 children died in a fire in Crossroads on Friday morning

A man and two children, aged 3 and 5, have died in a fire in Crossroads on Friday morning.

‘’The City's Fire and Rescue Service received the emergency call at about 5.30am, alerting them that an informal structure was alight in the Thabo Mbeki Informal Settlement, on the corner of Symphony Way and Govan Mbeki Road.’’ Said spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse.

Carelse added that Gugulethu’s fire crew was first on the scene and firefighters were told that there were people missing.

‘’They managed to extinguish the fire just after 6am and, on searching the property, found the bodies of the man, a girl, 5, and a boy aged 3.’’

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

Done By: Mitchum George