Two people, on of whom is a six year old girl, have sustained fatal injuries during a blaze in Laudium's Iterileng informal settlement.
The blaze swept through several shacks in the early hours of Sunday morning. A number of families have been left destitute after all their belongings were destroyed by the blaze.
The mother of the deceased six year old is currently recovering in a Tshwane medical facility after she sustained burns during the fire.
Meanwhile, community leaders have requested assistance in the form of clothing and other necessities. Community members willing to donate have been requested to contact Yvonne at 073 218 0635 or Phumzile on 072 819 6327.
The cause of the blaze is unknown and will form part of an investigation.
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