Girl dies in fire in Katlehong

2012-09-06 10:31

Johannesburg - A 13-year-old girl burnt to death in Katlehong after a house in Twala section caught fire, Ekurhuleni emergency services said on Thursday.

"After the flames were extinguished, the body of a 13-year-old girl was discovered inside one of the sleeping rooms. The fire could have started in the dining room and prevented the child from escaping out of the sleeping room for safety" he said.

The incident happened on Wednesday night.

Her 42-year-old mother was not injured.

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  • shelley.vorster.9 - 2012-09-06 11:16

    Brilliant English reporting. Poor girl to die in that way RIP

  • molabakatleho - 2012-09-06 11:34

    Condolences to the girl's family, may the God of glory heal them

  • nasiefa.jacksonlazarus - 2012-09-06 13:30

    Sleeping Room????? RIP Little Girl :(

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