A fire broke out in the early hours of Wednesday morning at Millborough Court on Upper Mill Street in Vredehoek, destroying two flats.
The City’s Fire and Rescue Service spokesman, Jermaine Carelse, said they had received a call about smoke coming from a flat In Upper Mill Street at 6.40am and that crews from Roeland Street, Salt River, Epping, Sea Point, Epping and Milnerton fire stations had responded.
“Upon arrival it was found that one flat on the fifth floor was alight and the fire was spreading rapidly,” said Mr Carelse.
“By 9.20am firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze which had severely damaged two flats, one on the fifth and the other on the sixth floor. Two similar units were partially damaged, (with) cracks in the walls and ceilings as well as considerable water damage,” he said.
He added that no injuries had been reported and that the cause of the fire had not yet been determined.