He was found at 4.20am on Saturday, spokesman Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said in a statement.
The fire destroyed three shacks and left three others displaced.
In a separate incident, another fire swept through a shack around 2.28am along Lansdowne Road in Philippi.
No one was injured, but two people were displaced.
The cause of both fires were unknown.
Solomons-Johannes said the displaced people would be attended to.