Man, boy die in Paarl shack fire

By Faeza
05 January 2017

Two Paarl East residents, including a 9-year-old boy, died in a shack fire early on Thursday.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andrè Traut confirmed the boy's death, as well as the death of a 30-year-old man.

The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.

"A death inquest case docket has been registered and the circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated," Traut said.

Source: News24