LISTEN: Musgrave woman recounts devastating flat fire

LISTEN: Musgrave woman recounts devastating flat fire

The Sheik family were awoken by smoke in their Musgrave flat last week, with the fire devastatingly wrecking their apartment. 

Mishkah Flat Fire

Listen to powerful moment with retrenched KZN listener, Sheri

2020 was a year that many people around the world would like to quickly forget, from the devastation of the pandemic to the financial difficulties and just tragic personal losses. 

Many had placed hopes that the new year would bring a turnaround of energy and fortune. Yes, we are still very much in a pandemic, with South Africa in its second wave. However, with talks of South Africa receiving its first drop of vaccinations in the not so distant future, there has been some hope restored for some. 

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The Sheik family were no different, hoping that 2021 would be much kinder to them. Friend of the show, Mishkah, who has become known to Stacey and J Sbu as someone who engages with the show frequently, reached out with some tragic news. 

It had been a while since Mishkah had been on the show and the duo had been wondering where their dearest Mishkah was. 

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In a private DM, Mishkah shared with J Sbu via Instagram the following: 

Mishkah Sheik Screenshot  DM

Stacey and J Sbu were deeply touched by her story and decided to reach out to Mishkah, listen to the podcast of their conversation below: 

The duo has committed to donating non-perishable items to the Sheik family, as well as some financial assistance. The team would have loved to do a donation drive with the rest of KZN, as they know what a caring community we have, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, that would simply be too dangerous. 

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. 

To see the extent that the fire caused at the Sheik home, see below: 

Miskah Sheik
Mishkah Flat Fire
Mishkah Flat Fire

If you are able to provide financial assistance for the Sheik family, please see their details below: 


Savings account

Account no: 1358741547

Miss M Sheik 

Branch code: 40010

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