WATCH: Fire rages through Nompumelelo, 8 homes destroyed

Eight shacks were razed in fire that tore through a section of Nompumelelo township late on Thursday night.

While there were no injuries reported, residents lost everything in the blaze that started at about 11pm, according to affected families.

Although there is not yet official confirmation, residents believe an electrical fault was to blame for the fire.

Eight homes were destroyed when a fire broke out in Nompumelelo on Thursday night. Video SUPPLIED

All gutted remains of shacks destroyed by a fire that ravaged Nompumelelo
All gutted remains of shacks destroyed by a fire that ravaged Nompumelelo
Image: JOHN HARVEY
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