City of Cape Town fire and rescue service spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said rescue services responded to the scene around 22:30.
“Five firefighting appliances, a rescue vehicle and 21 staff members were on scene,” Carelse said.
“The officer in charge was notified upon his arrival that one person was unaccounted for. A search of the premises led to the discovery of a body of an adult male that sustained fatal burn wounds.”
The fire was extinguished at 23:25 and the scene was handed over to police for further investigation, Carelse added.