Massive Fire in Alex - London Road Closed

Gift of the Givers teams are on site in Alexandra where a massive fire has displaced hundreds of people. The fire is still smouldering. Exact details as to the cause, loss of lives, number of homes destroyed, numbers of people displaced, extent of material loss is not quantifiable currently.Gift of the Givers have moved a mother who gave birth yesterday and another mother with four children who lost everything in the fire, to our Logistics Centre in Bramley. Our teams are registering the rest of the victims and transporting them to a nearby hall where we are providing food, bottled water, blankets and mattresses. During the course of today further appropriate interventions will be effected.

Contact person on site, Emily Thomas 0836520315.

Gift of the Givers with IDC, the Calvary Methodist Church and Hip Hop artists, L-Tido and Ricky Rick handed out 100 clothing packs and shoes, 80 food packs, 900 coffee mugs and 450 vegetable packs to fire victims in Alexandra.

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