House fire claims life of woman and family pet

2016-12-14 06:01
 Photo: ipss medical rescue The window through which emergency services entered the home.

Photo: ipss medical rescue The window through which emergency services entered the home.

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A WOMAN and her dog died in a fire on Friday morning in Mandeni.
In the early hours of Friday morning, IPSS Medical Rescue were alerted to a house fire in the Mandeni area.
According to IPSS Medical Rescue's Dylan Meyrick, upon arrival rescue services found that the house was engulfed in flames.
“Entry to the house was gained through a window and rescuers managed to rescue one person. Unfortunately, a second victim was in a room that was inaccessible due to the fire.
“A female and her dog died in this tragic incident. An adult male was treated and transported by IPSS Medical Rescues advanced life support paramedic, and he remains in a critical and unstable condition.”
According to Mandeni SAPS the cause of the fire is under investigation.
IPSS thanked SAPPI and Mandeni Fire Department for their quick response. ?

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