Teenage boy, woman die in house fire

2013-11-14 10:01

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Johannesburg - An elderly woman and a 13-year-old boy died when their house caught fire in Klerksdorp, North West on Thursday, paramedics said.

"Initially the young boy was rescued by an official and rushed to hospital but sadly passed away later," said ER24 spokesperson Christo Venter.

He said another woman and a child were injured.

"A mother and a young child fortunately survived the ordeal...They were treated for smoke inhalation and transported to the Anncron Hospital in Klerksdorp for further care."

The cause of the fire was not yet known, he said.

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